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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...

5 Things Women Should Know About Probiotics and Prebiotics

5 Things Women Should Know About Probiotics and Prebiotics

DO YOU REALLY NEED THEM? Have you heard of probiotics and/or prebiotics but aren’t really sure what they are or if you should be taking them? These two are a “buzz” in the health industry right now and lately we've been getting many questions like “what are the...

5 Foods to Keep Your Eyes On Point

5 Foods to Keep Your Eyes On Point

GET THE JUICE ON EYE HEALTH Nutrition is a very important part of eye health. Our eyes are one of the most fascinating and complicated parts of the body. What can we do without them? From sharing beautiful moments with our loved ones, to capturing amazing images from...

What Are You Cooking With? 6 Oils You Should Give A Try

What Are You Cooking With? 6 Oils You Should Give A Try

WHAT IS YOUR GO-TO OIL? If you have ever been concerned or confused about the type of oil you should be using, you are not alone. Cooking oils are not all created equal that’s for sure. Some perform better at higher temperatures and some can be more flavorful or more...

Why Eating for Cervical Health Matters

Why Eating for Cervical Health Matters

TAKE STEPS TO LOWER YOUR RISK OF CERVICAL CANCER Did you know that nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year? Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the cervix, the narrow opening into the uterus from the vagina. Cervical...

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!