Battling the "Freshmen 15"

August 5, 2010 Updated Aug 5, 2010 at 9:01 PM EDT

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August 5, 2010 Updated Aug 5, 2010 at 9:01 PM EDT

(WKBW/ABC) In a few weeks, students will be headed back to college, so how do you control the "Freshman 15", those extra pounds packed on when some students head to school for the first time.
New research shows the location of a campus dining hall can affect a college student's weight.
Researchers at the University of Michigan found students who had on-site dining halls weighed and ate more than students who had to travel farther to a dining hall.

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