The dreaded “Freshmen 15” is largely a myth. Very few college students gain more than a few pounds during their first year of college. Luckily for college students, they’re young and active enough that their bodies can adapt to the major changes in diet and habit that come with the transition to college.
However, in college we set some habits that will carry over throughout our lives, and our bodies won’t be able to counter the effects of bad eating habits forever. College is usually a time when people develop or lose control with eating disorders like binge eating or bulimia, a dangerous addiction that can lead to other troubling behavior. Read More