How to Avoid the 'Freshman 15'

You know the "freshman 15"? Well, a new study suggests that there's an easy fix to help freshman college students from over-indulging. Any guesses?

A scale.

The study suggests that the first five pounds of weight gain can steamroll and add to more weight gain. But a simple awareness goes a long way according to the study:

What is the biggest cause of weight gain? Late-night eating and stress. "Stress floods the body with cortisol. This is the stress hormone that makes them crave sugar, fat and salt."

Thanks to Social Workout for the tip!

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