It‘s called “a potentially dangerous trend among college students that involves getting intoxicated on an empty stomach.

A study from the University of Florida reveals Drunkorexia occurs in up to 40 percent of students.

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Whether it‘s an effort to avoid the freshman 15 weight gain , or getting drunk faster, Scott Watson with Indianapolis-based Heartland Intervention, says it‘s putting these young people at risk for risky behavior and/or serious health consequences.

Watson says one of the best skills college students can learn is moderation is key to staying safe and healthy.