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.

Beat Period Fatigue

Beat Period Fatigue

Got period fatigue? No worries, it’s pretty common. During prime PMS time our estrogen levels (female sex horomone) rises, then falls which can leave you feeling fatigued.  Fatigue before and during period: what causes it? Hormones The roller coaster ride that is our...

5 Easy Stretches To Do While WFH!

5 Easy Stretches To Do While WFH!

Written by FH Contributor and Physical Therapist, Rachel Louissaint Nowadays with everything going on, we are all just trying to manage our emotions and take things day by day. A lot of us are working from home, trying to do the best we can in a space that may not...

Stay Hydrated for Your Vagina!

Stay Hydrated for Your Vagina!

If you’re not drinking enough water, it may cause dryness down there — especially since the vagina has super sensitive skin. If your vagina is regularly dehydrated, you can get itchiness, burning & pain which can lead to or exacerbate an infection. Stay hydrated...

Keep Your Produce Fresh Longer, Sis!

Keep Your Produce Fresh Longer, Sis!

Eating more produce is a great way to nourish your body, but what's not so great is finding produce in your kitchen all moldy. Learning how to best store produce in the fridge helps you maximize the freshness and flavour of ingredients, as well as cut down on food...

Find Your Heath! Women’s Health Week 2020

Find Your Heath! Women’s Health Week 2020

The following information is retreived from the US Dept. of HHS Office on Women's Health to help promote Women's Health Week from May 10-16th to the Flourish Heights community. Celebrate with us! National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is a weeklong health observance led...

Hi, I’m Valerie!

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