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.

30 Sophisticated Holiday Appetizers to Love by RD’s

30 Sophisticated Holiday Appetizers to Love by RD’s

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Things may look different this holiday season, and meal planning can feel daunting after all the at home cooking you’ve done this year, but there’s nothing like good food to spread happiness and cheer. Whether you’re hosting a...

Your 5 Step Guide to Managing Stress During the Holidays

Your 5 Step Guide to Managing Stress During the Holidays

This blog post was sponsored by LAVVA Plant Based Superfoods This year has been a wild ride filled with ups and downs, but during these times of uncertainty your wellness matters the most. Proper nutrition and stress management play a vital role in optimal health. As...

30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

Do you make time for the things that you love? If your answer is yes, wonderful keep it up! If your answer is a big no, then it’s time to make some changes in your life, my friend. It’s time to put yourself first. Self-care is a huge component of wellness, believe it...

Breast Self-Awareness: 5 things you must do

Breast Self-Awareness: 5 things you must do

Written by Tiffany Woodus, MD/OBGYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) Breast self-examination (regular, repetitive self inspection of the breast with the goal of detecting breast cancer) is no longer recommended by the American Cancer Society or the U.S. Preventive Services...

9 Hormones Every Woman Should Know

9 Hormones Every Woman Should Know

Hormones are chemical messengers that are responsible for making sure your body systems function properly and control many processes. Balanced hormone levels are very crucial for optimal health. There are so many hormones in your body working hard to keep you...

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!