Yea..the one thing we don’t want to happen in college. Everyone dreads the unwanted weight gain in the beginning of our college career. The first semester is filled with unexpected events, meeting new people, staying up all night writing essays and the last thing we think about is what we’re eating and how good it is for us. With out jam packed schedules its hard to find time to go to the gym. This article goes over different reason on why the freshman 15 occurs and trust me, its not a myth, its reality. The main reason why we gain those few extra pounds is because for the first time we’re living alone which means we’re responsible for what we eat. We don’t have our mom to make us every meal. Everything depends on our choices. Another aspect about weight gain that I didn’t really think about is our budget. Most of us are on a student budget and being so we hunt down deals on foods. Truthfully, packaged and pre-cooked food is much cheaper than fresh food with the essential nutrients.
However, another article I came across argues that the phrase freshman 15 is a myth.
What do you guys think about the freshman fifteen? Myth or Reality?