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.

Nourish Your Mind: 5 Foods To Uplift Your Mood

Nourish Your Mind: 5 Foods To Uplift Your Mood

Hey girl, how has your mood been lately? It's time to check back in with yourself. We know the feeling of being overwhelmed, or in other words...stressed! But what we really want to know is how your eating patterns have been lately. Well first, it's hard to be in a...

Tips to Keep Your Fresh Herbs Thriving

Tips to Keep Your Fresh Herbs Thriving

Think about the joy you feel within your soul when you lay your hands on some fresh herbs at the grocery store. Yes, we absolutely know that feeling. It's unexplainable. It's so surreal. You're thinking of all the delicious meals you are going to cook up using that...

6 Nutrients Black Women Should Consider

6 Nutrients Black Women Should Consider

By now, you should know that a balanced diet is an important component in your overall health and wellness, especially when it comes to maternal health. Black women should enjoy a variety of healthful foods from all of the food groups, including whole grains, fruits,...

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....

Own That Stress!

Own That Stress!

Written by Lauryn Woodruff Oh, stress! It comes at you fast doesn’t it?! Life is filled with ups and downs, and sometimes we find ourselves in circumstances beyond our control. Although stress may seem like the norm now a days, it doesn’t have to be. There are...

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!