ALL YOU SHOULD EAT: FIGHTING FRESHMAN 15
- Weighty Issues. // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;11/25/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p5
The article examines the trend of weight gain among college freshmen at two-year schools and four-year universities.
- College & Your Special Diet How to love your next four years. Metcalf, Betsy // Living Without;Aug/Sep2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p32
The article offers practical advice and information on freshmen college students who have food allergies and sensitivities on moving into college dormitories. It highlights the rise of awareness for food allergy on university campuses across the U.S., which makes attending college less daunting...
- Weight and body composition change during the first year of college: a study of traditional residence hall freshmen. Wagner, D. R.; Christensen, S. V.; Christensen, S.; Blaney, P.; Wengreen, H.; Heath, E. M. // International Journal of Body Composition Research;2010, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p61
Objectives and methods: Most previous research on the 'freshman 15' phenomenon has focused only on the weight gain of women; studies that included males and measurements of body composition are lacking. The purpose of this study was to track body weight, body mass index (BMI), waist...
- Dorms With Dining Halls May Add to Freshman Weight Gain. // Today's Dietitian;Sep2010, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p56
The article discusses a study which suggests that weight gained by college students at their initial year in school may be impacted with how close they are with the school exercise facilities and dining halls. Lead researcher Kandice Kapinos says that they know other elements that affect weigh...
- PATTERNS AND COMPOSITION OF WEIGHT CHANGE IN COLLEGE FRESHMEN. LEONE, RYAN J.; MORGAN, AMY L.; LUDY, MARY-JON // College Student Journal;Winter2015, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p553
While it is well documented that college freshmen gain weight, there is a dearth of studies examining critical time periods for this weight change. Freshmen living on campus (n=103; 21M, 82F) visited the laboratory in August/September, November, January, February/March, and April/May....
- Major: Meals. // Newsweek;2/5/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 6, p8
Reports that, as of February, 2001, some colleges are providing healthy late-night dining options for students. Study of undergraduate traffic patterns, which show that students are often up late; Availability of salads and smoothies at Stanford University.
- Keep it off! Acosta, Kim // Shape;Jan2005, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p72
Presents information on what is normal and what is not normal in context of post-diet weight gain.
- Motivated to change. // Healthy Weight Journal;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p105
Highlights the finding that weight or weight gain was the most common reason people changed their eating habits. Other motivators cited in an experiment with 145 individuals who successfully decreased their dietary fat.
- cosmo diet. Bender, Michele // Cosmopolitan;Aug2000, Vol. 229 Issue 2, p110
Presents information on diet and provides tips on how to avoid weight gain.