St Pete Healthy News

March 2024

By Garrett Simpson, Community Health Leader   This Kale Pesto is a great way to kick off the month. As part of a heart-healthy diet, kale can reduce the risk of heart disease by helping lower LDL cholesterol or “bad cholesterol.” Kale offers an abundance of nutrients that support heart health, including potassium, fiber, folate, and calcium. Basil provides additional heart-protective benefits, containing compounds like flavonoids and polyphenols that may contribute to cardiovascular health. Garlic is known for its potential to lower

By Rhenelle Mc Sween-Navarro, Community Health Specialist   Feeling overwhelmed is a common experience that many of us encounter at various points in our lives. Whether it’s due to work, school, relationships, or other life challenges, the sensation of being overwhelmed can be incredibly stressful. However, it’s essential to remember that there are strategies you can employ to help alleviate these feelings and regain a sense of control. Here are some tips on what to do when you’re feeling overwhelmed:   Take a Step