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.

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...

10 Foods You Never Knew You Could Freeze

10 Foods You Never Knew You Could Freeze

Yes, you can bulk up. Yes you can absolutely save food for future use. Thank goodness for the freezing method. From herbs to fruits and even bread, you can plan ahead of time and still enjoy these foods a few days to months later. Here are 10 foods you can freeze....

The Many Things Magnesium Can Do

The Many Things Magnesium Can Do

Magnesium is a mineral that is essential for the body to function. It plays several roles such as supporting muscle and nerve function, strengthening the immune system, keeping blood pressure steady, and converting food into energy. Magnesium can be found in a variety...

Is Collagen Supplementation Necessary?

Is Collagen Supplementation Necessary?

Written by Tangela Kindell, FH Community Manager, Nutritionist  Creams, injections, powders, pills, and drinks. So many products are on the market promising to reduce wrinkles, plump skin, and create an effortless glow that can turn back the hands of time on aging....

5 Ways to Connect With Your Body

5 Ways to Connect With Your Body

Hey girl, how connected are you to your body? Your body is a great communicator. It's constantly working and takes no days off so it's up to you to listen and get all the way in tune. That takes lots of practice. But it's never too late to begin. Getting in touch with...

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!