The Wellness Blog

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Stay informed and be inspired when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. Our evidence-based nutrition and wellness content serves as a tool to help you thrive in your wellness every day.

Stay Energized All Day With 7 Tips!

Stay Energized All Day With 7 Tips!

Do you struggle with having sustained energy throughout the day? Are you always feeling that afternoon slump? If you answered yes, no worries it happens to the best of us. If you find yourself constantly skipping meals and drinking excessive amounts of coffee,...

10 Foods You Never Knew You Could Freeze

10 Foods You Never Knew You Could Freeze

Yes, you can bulk up. Yes you can absolutely save food for future use. Thank goodness for the freezing method. From herbs to fruits and even bread, you can plan ahead of time and still enjoy these foods a few days to months later. Here are 10 foods you can freeze....

Why Your Bone Health Matters

Why Your Bone Health Matters

How well do you take care of your bones? Bone health is a crucial component of overall health because our bones allow us to move and provide us with support. They keep us safe from internal injuries, and they store minerals such as calcium and phosphorus too. It is...

Why Your Body Needs Carbs

Why Your Body Needs Carbs

Carbohydrates do so much for the body. More than you could ever imagine. They actually help keep us alive. Before you start throwing away your bread and saying goodbye to pasta nights, here are 9 reasons why you should keep carbohydrates on the menu! Why do we need...

5 Things Women Should Know About Fiber

5 Things Women Should Know About Fiber

Did you know that the average woman only consumes 15 grams of fiber a day? That’s about half of the recommended amount. Yikes. Women need at least 25 grams of fiber every day. That's not too bad. In fact, it is very doable. Dietary fiber includes the parts of plant...

Hi, I’m Valerie!

I’m a DC metro-based Dietitian, Speaker and Founder of Flourish Heights. Here, I share evidence-based wellness information to help you live your most healthiest life!