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Fun In Home Family Fitness

Get together and get this family Tabata workout done in 30 minutes!

FUN-raiser extraordinaire: Nathan

Nathan is about to move to Pittsburgh, run his first Marathon in his new hometown AND raise funds for Kids of STEEL. Read more

FUN-raiser extraordinaire: MaryRose

MaryRose is about to conquer her 10th DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend AND she's fundraising for Kids of STEEL. Read more

FUN-raiser extraordinaire: Abby

Abby is raising money for Kids of STEEL to honor her brother Charlie's love of adventures and creating a bond of community. Read more

Fruits & Veggies - Fresh, Canned and Frozen

We all can agree that fruits and veggies are good for us but have you ever wondered if the nutritional value remains when they're canned or frozen? Read more

FUN-raiser extraordinaire: Josh

by Kids of Steel
Josh is training for his first Marathon AND raising funds for Kids of STEEL. Read more

FUN-raiser extraordinaire: Sarah

by Kids of Steel
Sarah's passion for teaching families about healthy lifestyles is motivating her to fundraise for Kids of STEEL. Read more

Protein: How Much Do We Actually Need?

by Kids of Steel
Protein is very important. It is found in skin, hair, bones, ligaments, and tendons. It provides structure to the cells that make up our body, plays a role in immune system, and of course, is needed to build muscle. Read more

Breakfast Hacks

I don’t know about you, but I love a good breakfast! However, frying up eggs and home fries can take up time that you may not have. Here's a few tricks to make breakfast an easy part of your morning routine. Read more

Carbohydrates: Fact or Fiction?

We hear that carbohydrates are bad, fattening, cause inflammation and more. Fortunately, most of these statements are not true. Nick Fischer, RD, LDN tells us the truth behind some of the most common myths on carbohydrates. Read more

Alexander the Great - Runner!

by Kids of Steel
What he lacks in age, he makes up for in passion and experience. With 20+ races under his belt, this young runner is proof that age is simply a number! Read more

The Case Against Fad Diets

by Kids of Steel
Everyday we are told so many things about food. One day day this food is bad or that food will give you magic powers. These fad ideas do little to help you and often promote poor dietary choices. This becomes a problem because a child’s diet usually mirrors that of their parent or guardian. Read more

Food Myths that Need to Stop

by Kids of Steel
Kids of STEEL Nick Fischer, RD, LDN tells us the truth behind some of the biggest nutrition and food myths! Read more

October Comfort Food

A hot bowl of chili on a cool day is my version of a comfort food. And the best part is that this comfort food does not have to be “unhealthy.” In addition, chili does not have to be hard to cook. Read more

Saving Your Summer Veggies

by Kids of Steel
As summer winds down, here are some tips from P3R's Nutritionist, Nick Fischer, RD, on how to save your fresh summer veggies for the Fall. Read more

Portion Distortion

by Kids of Steel
Eating healthy can be a challenge, we are constantly being bombarded by fad diets and next great weight loss plan. As Registered Dietitian, I can reassure that maintaining a proper diet is not hard as one would think. Read more