The Importance Of Weight Gain In College
The change of routine that college students experience …show more content…
Students can join intramural teams to stay active. Stress cause freshman to overeat and gain unwanted weight. The stress also take away time for students to exercise and be active.
Not all weight gained is from stressed. “Although not all weight gain reflects an unhealthy condition,”(42 Hoffman) “Indiana University and Tufts University shows that 76% of female students and 33% of male students do eat when they are stressed.” (1 Hellmich) The Indiana University research team also shows students gain weight from drinking beer which has doubled if not tripled since being in college. “Determining whether rapid changes in a student’s environment, and perhaps eating behavior, during the first year of college contribute to weight gain among students is therefore important.”(42