It used to be the "Freshman 5." Now it’s the "Freshman 15." But students who started college this fall now have new digital tools available to help them stay healthy.
On-demand digital health information being provided by colleges seems to be helping control those extra pounds undergraduates can put on.
Dietician Colleen Dour evaluated the effectiveness of a computer-based wellness program in a study for Syracuse University. The program focuses on wellness and body image, rather than dieting.