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"Fifty Years Ago, Leading the Way for Women at Boston" is from the April 16, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Amby Burfoot and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
Most adults remember the traditional guidelines for expectant mothers. Get as much rest as possible during your pregnancy, even prolonged bed rest if complications arise. At the same time, “eat for two” — you and your developing child. According to the new report, however, “these misguided recommendations” have “evolved into a major contributor to the worldwide obesity epidemic.”
For the first time in its 93-year history, the American Heart Association has released a “scientific statement” on meal timing and frequency, and how they can affect weight and cardiovascular disease.
"Breakfast, Fasting, Snacking: Heart Panel Weighs in on Top Meal-Timing Questions" is from the March 09, 2017 Wellness section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amby Burfoot and narrated by Jill Melancon.
Health and fitness experts have long described “weekend warriors” in a mildly negative way. They used the term for individuals who exercised irregularly, perhaps in weekend pickup games. They warned of muscle strains, or much worse — something akin to the heart attacks suffered by those who occasionally shovel snow. Weekend warrior meant, more or less, “knucklehead.”
"Large Study Supports ‘Weekend Warrior’ Approach to Lifetime Fitness" is from the January 24, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amby Burfoot and narrated by Sam Scholl.
In years past, many nutrition and weight-loss experts gave their patients rigid guidelines to follow. They often counseled eating less, switching to low-fat foods, carrying sliced celery in a plastic bag for snack time, and eating high-volume, modest-calorie foods like salads.