- By Joel Streed
4 ideas for avoiding the ‘freshman 15: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this season of packing up for college, here's a warning about packing on the "freshman 15." "It's usually not actually 15 (pounds). It's more often seven or eight," says Dr. Denise Millstine, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine physician. Still, it's extra weight that Dr. Millstine says is often caused by a change in activity and eating habits from high school to college. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Millstine has tips to avoid this weight gain. To listen, click the link below.