Campus Overload: Marquette

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 09/23/2010

Want to stay slim? Get a chubby roommate

Researchers from the University of Michigan and Marquette University decided to study the dreaded "Freshman 15" by looking at the effect of random roommate assignments. They found that women who lived with a heavier-than-average roommate gained only half a pound of weight -- instead of the average 2.5 pounds gained by women with chubby roommates.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:05 PM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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