St Pete Healthy News

June 2024

By Garrett Simpson, NASM-CNC, Community Health Leader The summer is here and there’s no better way to cool off than with a bowl of this perfect three ingredient sorbet. The vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in strawberries provide important health benefits. Strawberries are rich in vitamin C and polyphenols, antioxidant compounds that may help prevent some diseases. If you don't enjoy strawberries, this recipe can easily be changed to your favorite frozen fruit, including mangos, raspberries, or blueberries. Did you know that you can find fresh,

While Pinellas County Schools are closed for the summer, the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department, in coordination with the department’s Healthy St. Pete Division, partners with Summer BreakSpot for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. The program provides free nutritionally balanced meals to children 18 years and younger during summer break. The program runs June 3, through August 9, at several locations throughout St. Petersburg. Some locations serve breakfast and lunch, while other locations only serve lunch.