Ohio State Study Says Freshman 15 Bogus

Consider this myth popped.
  • Consider this myth popped.

We're not sure if this news is going to comfort or confound some fragile teenage psyches, but here we go: There's no such things as the Freshman 15, that fabled weight gain we've all been told comes from dining hall ice cream dinners, post-bong session munchies, sleeping till noon, late night pizza delivery on the new credit card, binge drinking the stressful first year of college.

That's the conclusion coming from a study conducted at the Ohio State University, and if anyone knows about gaining weight in college, it's probably a massive state school in Columbus.

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