Freshman 15

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A popular term for a ‘rite of passage’ affecting many American students in the first—freshman—year of college or university in which they live away from home. Food consumption often becomes more erratic and the diet more indiscriminate than is more typical of relatively scheduled and balanced meals of home life with their parents. The number 15 refers to the pounds gained during this period
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The year begins with "Death by Chocolate" where freshmen meet the upperclassmen and get a head start on gaining their freshman fifteen.
Adults following a low-carbohydrate lifestyle may not be getting enough of key nutrients by eliminating whole food groups," said Robyn Flipse, MS, RD, author of The Wedding Dress Diet and Fighting the Freshman Fifteen and active member of the American Dietetic Association.