FDN alumn debunks the myth of the freshman 15

October 6th, 2015

The 'freshman 15,' a much-feared myth that incoming freshmen gain 15 pounds during their first semester in college, proves that American society is overly fixated upon numbers and ideals that do not mean much, said Ben Gray, FDN alumn and nutritionist working at the University Health Center.

In reality, most freshmen gain only four to eight pounds, Gray said.

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