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'Freshman 15' Is More Of A 4-Year Phenomenon

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The so-called "freshman 15" is dreaded by new college students, who fear gaining weight in their first year of college. A new nutrition study shows that the "freshman fifteen" is actually more like a "college 11.7," a weight gain that continues over four years. Guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Auburn University professor Sareen Gropper, who co-authored the new study.
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