A multiyear study of students at Washington University in St. Louis found that the stereotypical extra poundage gained by first-year students in college—the celebrated "Freshman 15"—is a myth. If the results are confirmed at other schools and in other studies, it could mitigate a traditional criticism of college dining departments— that their "all-you-can-eat" dining halls and expanding array of retail food outlets are contributing to unhealthy weight gain. The Washington U. survey was ...

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