Category: <span>Healthy Living</span>

Rethink Your Drink in 2021
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Rethink Your Drink in 2021

New year, new goals! Why not take a tip from our 5-2-1-0 program and rethink your drink in 2021? A few small changes can go a long way in improving your health and wellness. Here are some ideas to get started. 1. Replace most, if not all, of your beverages with water. 2. Reduce the...

Inspire Healthy Habits in the Workplace
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Inspire Healthy Habits in the Workplace

How do you encourage health and wellness in the workplace? Nearly half of all U.S. employers offer some type of health promotion or wellness program. Studies show that the average return for employers that invested in workplace wellness programs is $3.27—that means for every dollar spent on the program, the company saved $3.27 in healthcare-related...

Hood College Trail Blazers Win First-Ever Walk Across America Challenge
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Hood College Trail Blazers Win First-Ever Walk Across America Challenge

The Hood College Trail Blazers have lived up to their name, blazing a path to victory by taking over 2.7 million collective steps in their effort to “Walk Across America” last month. The Trail Blazers team, consisting of Hood College faculty including President Andrea Chapdelaine, the president’s executive assistant, admissions staff, and Vice President of...

Have a Happy Halloween—at Home!
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Have a Happy Halloween—at Home!

This Halloween, LiveWell Frederick wants you and your family to have the healthiest year yet. Many traditional Halloween activities like trick-or-treating are considered high risk this year between COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing and the risk of spreading infection. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun this Halloween. Consider these ghoulishly great ideas inspired...

Partner Spotlight: Frederick County Public Schools
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Partner Spotlight: Frederick County Public Schools

Public education is the heart of our community. Our partner, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS), does much more than educate local students in core subjects; it empowers them and promotes a culture of wellness and civility. Together, FCPS and LiveWell Frederick strive to make our local youth prepared for health and happiness into adulthood. “At...

Packed with Nutrition: Become a Lunch Box Hero
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Packed with Nutrition: Become a Lunch Box Hero

Whether they’re back in the classroom or learning from home, there’s one part to every child’s day that has the power to keep them focused and full: lunchtime. A nutritious lunch can boost your child’s brainpower for better learning, but how do you make sure you’re packing and providing the best food for your kids?...

How Much Water Is Enough?
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How Much Water Is Enough?

Drinking enough water every day is good for your overall health—and a great way to reduce calories and added sugars from sodas and other beverages. Drinking water has zero calories. It can help manage your body weight and reduce caloric intake when substituted for sugary drinks. It can also prevent dehydration, improve your mood, and...