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.

Are Your Beauty Products Harming your Health?

Are Your Beauty Products Harming your Health?

WRITTEN BY ROCHELLE YOUNG, RD, LDN OF PRETTY HEALTHY Approximately 1,400 chemicals in personal care and cosmetic products are currently banned in other countries like Europe. However here in the U.S, thirty chemicals are banned in products. How is this? Shouldn’t...

30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

30 Self-Care Activities for The Everyday Woman

Do you make time for the things that you love? If your answer is yes, wonderful keep it up! If your answer is a big no, then it’s time to make some changes in your life, my friend. It’s time to put yourself first. Self-care is a huge component of wellness, believe it...

The Link Between Beauty and Nutrition

The Link Between Beauty and Nutrition

Written by Rochelle Young, RD, LDN of Pretty Healthy Dealing with acne that no topical treatment has solved? Got thinning hair, but can’t find the right treatment? The solution to your beauty dilemmas could simply be related to your diet. Emerging research suggests...

Top 20 Dietitian-Approved Frozen Nutritious Treats

Top 20 Dietitian-Approved Frozen Nutritious Treats

It’s time to beat the heat with a sweet treat! A nutrient-dense, sweet treat that is! As Summer is slowly winding down, enjoy what is left by grabbing all of your favorite frozen treats to keep you feeling good and feeling cool.   Making your own frozen treat can...

7 Foods To Quench Your Thirst This Summer

7 Foods To Quench Your Thirst This Summer

Drinking water can be boring right? Yup, we understand. If you don’t know, water is the most plentiful substance in the body and it has so many responsibilities believe it or not! Water regulates body temperature, protects organs, transports nutrients and oxygen to...

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!