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.

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,...

Non-Dairy Calcium Foods You Need to Add to Your Diet

Non-Dairy Calcium Foods You Need to Add to Your Diet

Written by FH Contributor, Claudia Carillo Hey ladies, have you heard the saying, "drink milk to make your bones stronger?" At some point in your life, someone has probably told you that one cup of milk a day will help you avoid bone problems in the long run. Well,...

Why You Need Fats On The Regular

Why You Need Fats On The Regular

What comes to mind when you think of fats? Fats don't always get the spotlight, but it really does so much for us. Fats are truly essential. They support many functions in the body such as providing energy, maintaining body temperature, and absorbing important...

Sleep and Your Hormones + Tips To Better Sleep

Sleep and Your Hormones + Tips To Better Sleep

How does your sleep look like? Maintaining a consistent sleep pattern with an adequate amount of sleep (at least 7 hours) each night is essential for overall health, especially when it comes to your hormones. And let's be real so many things impact the quality of our...

7 healthy snacks that’ll hit the spot at night!

7 healthy snacks that’ll hit the spot at night!

It's 3 am, and your stomach is cramping because you are so darn hungry. Let's be clear. If you are hangry...EAT! No need to feel guilty, your body knows what it wants, and that is food. Snacking at night can actually help you sleep while balancing out digestion and...

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!