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Collegian's Advice Column
by Dr, Louanne Barton
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Louanne's plan to lose
the Freshman Fifteen
I'm a victim of the freshman
fifteen. I've got a job life guarding
this summer, and the beer belly’s not
going to look too cool on the beach.
I'd feel pretty silly going to a weight
watcher's meeting. Where do guys
Dear Mucho Man,
Guys do go to Weight Watcher's
meetings but here are some ideas you
can try on your own. You've got four
weeks until the end of the semester.
At 1 1/2 to 2 pounds per week you
can lose 6 to 8 pounds, a rate of
weight loss that will stay lost.
Did you know that cutting out two
12 oz. beers per week eliminates
15,500 calories or five pounds a
year? Try club soda and lime. You'll
get used to it.
Regular exercise increases the rate
of metabolism, and you'll burn up
calories faster. A fast 20 minute walk
five days a week will burn up 26,000
calories or 7.5 pounds a year.
Whatever you do, don't try
Thursday, April 9, 1992
starving yourself. You'll just start the
yo-yo syndrome of dieting and
binging and screw up your
Keep a food diary. Write down
everything you eat. Most men can eat
the following minimum amounts of
food daily and lose:
milk - 2 glasses
protein - 6 oz.
bread, pasta, or potato - 5 oz.
fruit - 3 servings
vegetables - unlimited
Limit sweets and fats (margarine,
salad dressing, fried foods, red
meats, chocolate chip cookies, and
If you'd like more information on
planning a weight loss program come
see me. I'm an expert from personal
experience. Believe me, you can lose
that beer belly back up above the belt
before you’re back on the beach
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