Demystifying Medicine Video

The first year of university can be a large transition for most incoming students. It is often their first time living away from home, as it introduces them to a higher degree of freedom (and stress) that they may not be used to. A common concern is the freshman fifteen. This video serves to address this rumour and recognize both the truths and false claims that it consists of. It provides preventative measures, coping mechanisms, and solutions for those who are experiencing university-related weight gain. We wanted to encourage students to take care of their well-being during a time that can be stressful and ensure that they are getting proper nutrition. This video is meant to bring to focus on the importance of healthy stress management strategies and support. Remember, weight gain is okay! Our bodies change all the time. It's okay to enjoy life and eat junk food! Just ensure that it's not the only thing you eat. Take care of yourself, and you'll be just fine :)

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