Fast Fact: How Common is the Freshman 15?

by Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, CDN on June 10, 2011 · 1 comment

Think the “freshman 15” happens to most kids who leave home for the first time? Wrong.

Research has found that more than one-third of college freshman lost weight during their first year away from home. Those that gained weight averaged 4.6 pounds, a far cry from the legendary 15.

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