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The below blog post is brought to you by our health partners and wellness warriors at Replenish Thyself  The human body is made-up of trillions of cells that are living and need to be treated a particularly way in order to function optimally and perform for a long period of time. Isn’t this remarkable? Knowing the foods that are put into your mouth can dictate how well you perform, how good you feel, and the future of your health? The science of

By: Brandon McIntosh, Health Educator, Florida Department of Health - Pinellas   As a Health Educator for the School-Based Health Centers through the Department of Health in Pinellas County, I educate students about health and nutrition while working to promote healthy behaviors. My work also joins key stakeholders in working towards addressing the concerns of youth in Pinellas County. The School-Based Health Centers work to address barriers for students and families in Pinellas County.   The goal of the School-Based Health Center program is

Mental health resources are endless, but figuring out where to start and knowing where to look can be hard. Your family's mental health is just as important as your mental health. Keep reading for an insightful blog from Justin McClain with Home Again Counseling that walks through the steps of finding the right counselor for your teen in St. Petersburg. By: Justin McClain, LCSW Co Owner/ Therapist Healthier Together Ambassador   "Finding a mental health counselor for your teen is hard. Finding the “right”

  The Healthy St. Pete mission is to build a culture of health by making the healthy choice the easy choice through a collaborative, community effort. Healthy Helper volunteers will assist with a variety of tasks throughout the year including: Promotional Events Get Fit St. Pete Classes Fit City 5K Healthier Together Workshops Neighborhood Association Communication Food Pantries

This is a fun and simple recipe that kids love to help prepare.  Younger children can help sprinkle the cinnamon and older children can practice knife skills by cutting the apples. Try it at home and click here to join our Healthy St. Pete Facebook group for more healthy news and tips.  Use #HealthyStPete on Instagram and follow @StPeteParksRec. Want to learn more about the Fresh Rec Stop program and our recipes?  Click here to see when Chef Melissa is scheduled for

By: Daniel T. Debaun, Engineer, Author, Telecommunications Executive DefenderShield Healthier Together Certified Workplace "Picture this: Your alarm goes off in the morning, and you wake up to start your day. Before getting out of bed, you check all of the notifications on your phone. Maybe you do some morning yoga or go on a walk. While you’re making breakfast or waiting for your morning coffee, you scroll through all your social media apps to pass some time. At work, you go throughout your day

This quick recipe can be adapted to include your family's favorite veggies and types of cheese.  Mix it up and bring the kids shopping for ingredients so they can choose something new to try. Try it at home and click here to join our Healthy St. Pete Facebook group for more healthy news and tips.  Use #HealthyStPete on Instagram and follow @StPeteParksRec. Want to learn more about the Fresh Rec Stop program and our recipes?  Click here to see when Chef Melissa