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.

What You Need To Know About Endometriosis + Nutrition

What You Need To Know About Endometriosis + Nutrition

It’s Endometriosis awareness month and we’re here to share some facts to know about this disorder. Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, and it is not talked about nearly enough! It is important to understand the signs and symptoms because they’re often written off as...

Nutrients ‘The Pill’ May Deplete And What To Do

Nutrients ‘The Pill’ May Deplete And What To Do

Whether you are taking the pill to manage a health condition or taking it to avoid pregnancy, it is important to know that one of the many side effects that are often overlooked, is nutrient depletion. Research has shown that women who use the pill, have lower blood...

Heart Healthy Nutrition For the Culture

Heart Healthy Nutrition For the Culture

February is Heart Month, a time to focus on cardiovascular health. Heart disease is the number one killer in women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. It disproportionately affects people of color however, the prevalence is highest in African American women. Luckily,...

Why You Need Fats On The Regular

Why You Need Fats On The Regular

What comes to mind when you think of fats? Fats don't always get the spotlight, but it really does so much for us. Fats are truly essential. They support many functions in the body such as providing energy, maintaining body temperature, and absorbing important...

Key Nutrients Women Should Consider Everyday

Key Nutrients Women Should Consider Everyday

By now, you should know that a balanced eating routine is an important component in your overall health and wellness, especially when it comes to those of childbearing age. Women should enjoy a variety of healthful foods from all of the food groups, including whole...

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!