meal prep

Happy New Year 2020! Any New Year’s resolutions centered around diet and food? Sure, we all have them. Want to know how long they last? Well, on average, come January 12th, most people will ditch them and move on. There is some good news . . . about 10% of those that make them, do…

Read More
all natural pre-workout snack

Pittsburgh – The holiday season is fast approaching, and along with it comes a wide array of festive treats, holiday comfort foods, and – of course – busy schedules. This time of the year can be everything from wonderful to stressful.  It can also be a very big challenge for those of us trying to…

Read More
What are "Macros"? Join us for our FREE Macro Series each Wed in Oct from 5:30 - 6 PM at the Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave to find out!

As a follow up to our last blog on October’s Macro Series (has everyone marked their calendars?), we wanted to provide more information on what the talks will cover. In addition to the subject matter outlined below for each 30-minute session, we look forward to an open discussion along with time for questions and answers…

Read More
What are "Macros"? Join us for our FREE Macro Series each Wed in Oct from 5:30 - 6 PM at the Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave to find out!

We are excited to be conducting an October Nutrition Series about Macronutrients, or Macros.  Why we have chosen this particular topic? What are Macros, and why are they important?  How do we calculate individual requirements for each of them, along with their ratios as part of our daily calorie intake?

Read More
to start out a healthy Fall food month: spicy sausage, Brussels sprouts and butternut squash foil packets!

With Fall fast approaching (so hard to believe!), so is the season of spooks, pumpkins and changing leaves. Let’s plan to start this Autumn right with a great Autumn recipe! Here’s an idea-   SPICY SAUSAGE, BRUSSELS SPROUTS, AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH FOIL PACKETS   An easy Fall foil packet dinner made with spicy chicken Andouille…

Read More

Summer is well upon us and there are so many things to appreciate; lazy weekend days at the pool, picnics, family get-togethers, etc. One of my favorite things is the abundance of fresh, inexpensive and yes, in-season berries. All of the best: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries . . . I like them all, and…

Read More
Do transformation promises actually work? Well, many of them can, if we strictly follow them. Begin your transformation with PFP!

Interested in losing weight? Maybe just maintaining your current weight? Or, maybe it’s improving your overall health and eating better? The reality is that most of us are. And we don’t have to look very far either for advice, solutions, diets, fads, must have foods, supplements, equipment and more. Ok . . . but the…

Read More
The bacteria in our guts affect our digestion, immune system, and brain health - could pre or probiotics help get you a healthy gut?

I’ve read and heard a lot about both pre- and probiotics in the medical literature and among my own patients.  I recommend probiotics for patients while they are on antibiotics to prevent any associated diarrhea, and medical literature supports that practice. But what about other uses?  What is a prebiotic?  What’s a probiotic?  What are…

Read More