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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.

Why You Need Pumpkin in Your Diet this Season

Why You Need Pumpkin in Your Diet this Season

By: Lauren Scheuneman, Wellness Writer, FH Content Contributor  Hey there, Pumpkin! Whether or not you are a self-proclaimed PSL aficionado, this winter squash can do wonders when added to your eating routine! From breads, to chili and smoothie bowls, the...

Reasons To Track Your Cycle

Reasons To Track Your Cycle

Are you a period tracking guru or newbie? Tracking your period by logging your start and end dates, associated symptoms, and many health changes throughout the month can be very helpful. Not only can it give you an estimate of when your next period will arrive, but it...

Stay Energized All Day With 7 Tips!

Stay Energized All Day With 7 Tips!

Do you struggle with having sustained energy throughout the day? Are you always feeling that afternoon slump? If you answered yes, no worries it happens to the best of us. If you find yourself constantly skipping meals and drinking excessive amounts of coffee,...

5 Things Women Should Know About Fiber

5 Things Women Should Know About Fiber

Did you know that the average woman only consumes 15 grams of fiber a day? That’s about half of the recommended amount. Yikes. Women need at least 25 grams of fiber every day. That's not too bad. In fact, it is very doable. Dietary fiber includes the parts of plant...

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 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!