My grandfather, Paul Toolan, was born in a small coal-mining town in northeastern Pennsylvania on May 12th, 1920. Paul, or Grandy as most knew him, would have been celebrating his 100th birthday today which brings up so many fond memories. He cared so much for his 2 ch...

During times like these, in the midst of a viral pandemic, it is important to not panic but to be prepared. Many of us are practicing social distancing and want to limit our exposure to large crowds. Here is a quick list of things to keep on hand during emergencies lik...

           A great workout is the perfect start to a great weekend. There’s much more to it though than just jumping on the treadmill. Nutrition and working out go hand in hand. Supplying your body with the nutrients it needs before, during and after your workout can h...

December 14, 2018

10 TIPS FOR HEALTHY HOLIDAY SURVIVAL 

With Halloween candy still lingering around the house or office, the recent Thanksgiving feast and multiple social occasions to celebrate the entire holiday season, this can be a very challenging time of year to stay on track with h...

June 30, 2017

The summer is a great time to get outdoors, be active and even cook and dine al fresco! There are so many ways to enjoy the beautiful weather and the great outdoors, but when it comes to your meals and snacks, make sure you are staying safe. 

There is something called t...

Generally speaking, proteins and fats take longer to digest than carbohydrates. This allows foods that are high in fats and proteins to help you feel fuller or more satiated for a longer period of time than foods that only contain carbohydrates.

For those looking to los...

For many many years, we have had an ongoing debate on what type of fats are best for our health. First I will start off by saying that fat is an important part of a healthy and well-balanced diet. In fact, for healthy individuals, around 20-35% of our calories should b...

So, what’s this craze with bone broth? Over the past few years, the diet trend surrounding bone broth has been growing. There have been many claims made about the powers of this dish from boosting your immune system to improving joint function to detoxing your liver. B...