The common belief that college students gain 15 lbs. their first year is consistent across the board, yet there is no hard evidence of this. This is starting top become a myth rather than facts. The authors utilized online surveys as a method to collect their data as they observed the students. The content of this article was not the most riveting however I plan on using their findings to lead my search to crack the myth behind the “Freshman 15”
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