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.

Reasons You Still Feel Hungry After Breakfast

Reasons You Still Feel Hungry After Breakfast

Written by Tangela Kindell, Nutritionist, FH Community Manager You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s our first source of nourishment and hydration. It’s the meal that can help set the pattern of our diet quality, appetite,...

5 Herbs You Need In Your Life

5 Herbs You Need In Your Life

Written by FH Contributor, Lauren Scheuneman Herbs and spices are not only a wonderful way to add more flavor to a variety of meals, but they also have quite a few impressive nutritional properties your body will love. We're highlighting 5 you must add to your pantry....

Why Your Body Needs This Bomb Mineral, Zinc

Why Your Body Needs This Bomb Mineral, Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral that needs love too! As a matter of fact, it’s required for the functions of over 300 enzymes and involved in many important processes in your body. It metabolizes nutrients, maintains your immune system and grows and repairs body tissues....

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...

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...

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!