We're all aware that there is an obesity epidemic and its linked to dozens of health problems. But nothing we've done so far — public awareness campaigns, changes in school lunch programs, and approving new drugs for weight loss — has halted this epidemic. The prevalence of obesity continues to climb in young adults and most of us keep packing on the pounds as we get older! Thus preventing weight gain in young adults is critically important to long-term outcomes. The recent results of the Study of Novel Approaches to Weight Gain Prevention (SNAP) provides evidence to guide recommendations for behavioral change.