Category: Nutrition

Child drinking water

Rethink Your Child’s Drink with These 10 Fun Activities

Did you know drinking sugar-sweetened beverages like soda, sports drinks, and some coffees is associated with weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, and more? Limiting sugary drinks—or drinking zero sugary drinks and choosing water instead—can help your child maintain a healthy diet and body weight. Remind your child why rethinking their drink and choosing water or...

Summer foods

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...