The Wellness Blog

Welcome to the Wellness Blog!

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.

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...

Sleep and Your Hormones + Tips To Better Sleep

Sleep and Your Hormones + Tips To Better Sleep

How does your sleep look like? Maintaining a consistent sleep pattern with an adequate amount of sleep (at least 7 hours) each night is essential for overall health, especially when it comes to your hormones. And let's be real so many things impact the quality of our...

7 healthy snacks that’ll hit the spot at night!

7 healthy snacks that’ll hit the spot at night!

It's 3 am, and your stomach is cramping because you are so darn hungry. Let's be clear. If you are hangry...EAT! No need to feel guilty, your body knows what it wants, and that is food. Snacking at night can actually help you sleep while balancing out digestion and...

What To Know About Your Thyroid

What To Know About Your Thyroid

According to the American Thyroid Association, 1 in 8 women develop thyroid disease during their lifetime. Oh, boy. How does this little gland impact so many women?  Your thyroid gland may be small, but it carries a big job! Whether you are pregnant, or just feeling...

What is Body Literacy?!

What is Body Literacy?!

Body literacy is observing, learning, and understanding your body and menstrual cycle. It's recognizing changes in your body as they relate to your fertility. It's knowing the signs and symptoms associated with your period. It's being empowered in your body and having...

Hi, I’m Valerie!

I’m a DC metro-based Women’s Health Dietitian, Podcast Host and Founder of Flourish Heights. Here, I share evidence-based nutrition and wellness tips to help you flourish!