Author: LiveWell Frederick

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10 Real Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Work Day

This article was written by the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce in support of and in partnership with LiveWell Frederick. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   There are countless reasons to find ways to work fitness into your daily routine—people who exercise tend to have more energy and be both healthier...

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Elevate Your Spirits With A Hike & Good Company

By: Carrie Sorenson, University of Maryland Extension. This material was originally posted on the UME Blog, Breathing Room. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   “One of my favorite ways to get out and get moving is to go for a hike! In my blog posts, I usually provide tips on adopting...

Health and Wellness in the Workplace: 5 Ways You Can Make Your Job a Healthier Place to Work
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Health and Wellness in the Workplace: 5 Ways You Can Make Your Job a Healthier Place to Work

This article was written by the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce in support of and in partnership with LiveWell Frederick. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   In 2018, The Conference Board found that 51 percent of U.S. employees feel overall satisfied with their jobs, continuing an upward trend towards employee satisfaction in the...

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Summer Meals are Ripe for Local Farmer’s Markets

Summer is the perfect time for fresh produce from our local farmer’s markets. Juicy tomatoes, savory corn on the cob, and crisp greens grown locally in and around the Frederick County area are available all summer long to make delicious, locally-sourced healthy meals for the family. Support our local farmers by visiting the farmer’s markets...

Shop Smart— Get the Facts on the New Food Labels
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Shop Smart— Get the Facts on the New Food Labels

Become a smart shopper by reading food labels to find out more about the foods you eat. The Nutrition Facts panel found on most food labels will be changing in the near future, and the updates will help you: Find out which foods are good sources of dietary fiber, vitamin D, calcium, iron, and potassium...

Eating Right on a Budget
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Eating Right on a Budget

Getting the most nutrition for your food budget starts with a little extra planning before you shop. There are many ways to save money on the foods that you eat. Here are some budget-friendly tips for eating right. Plan what you’re going to eat Before you head for the grocery store, plan your meals and...