The women’s Wellness Blog

Welcome to the Women’s Wellness Blog!

Our blog is a straightforward resource offering evidence-based nutrition, health and wellness advice. It’s your toolkit for staying informed, covering topics ranging from nutrition to support for hormones to keeping your gut in check, self-love, and energy-boosting tips.

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....

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...

Ladies, Keep Up With Your Iron Levels

Ladies, Keep Up With Your Iron Levels

Did you know that iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency and the leading cause of anemia in the United States? Populations that are at higher risk for developing iron deficiency anemia include, but are not limited to, women who are pregnant,...

Key Nutrients Women Should Consider Everyday

Key Nutrients Women Should Consider Everyday

By now, you should know that a balanced eating routine is an important component of your overall health and wellness at every stage of life. Women's needs continue to change throughout the life cycle especially before, during, and after pregnancy. Whether you are...

Flaxseeds for a woman’s health

Flaxseeds for a woman’s health

What are they? Flax seeds, also known as linseeds are small "oil" seeds that are super nutritious! They are considered a functional food due to its high content of omega-3 fats, fiber and other unique plant compounds that may help prevent or combat disease. Possible...

Hi, I’m Valerie!

I’m a DC & NYC-based Women’s Health Dietitian, Podcast Host, and Founder of Flourish Heights. Here, I share evidence-based nutrition & health tips to help you flourish!