The Flourish Heights Podcast

Valerie Agyeman

The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care. read less
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How to Lower Your Cholesterol, SUCCESSFULLY (w/ Ashley)
Feb 8 2024
How to Lower Your Cholesterol, SUCCESSFULLY (w/ Ashley)
Babe, when was the last time you got your cholesterol levels checked?!?! Did you know that 76% of women don't know their cholesterol numbers?! Let's get it together! This is one of the biggest risk factors for heart disease, women's NUMBER #1 killer. Lucky for you we have a special guest, Ashley Reaver, a cholesterol-lowering expert who is here to share her top tips to help you live your most fabulous heart-healthy life! LISTEN UP! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Ashley Reaver: Ashley Reaver is a registered dietitian with a master's in Nutrition Science and Policy. She offers nutrition counseling in her private practice, is the creator of the Lower Cholesterol Longer Life Method - a program that successfully helps individuals lower their cholesterol levels, avoid medication, and gain a deep understanding about health and nutrition. Ashley also teaches nutrition and dietetics courses at University of California, Berkeley. She enjoys hiking and cooking with her husband and son.  Connect with Ashley Reaver: IG: @lower.cholesterol.nutrition Website: https://ashleyreaver.com/ / https://ashleyreaver.com/course Stay Connected: BOOK: 1:1 Virtual Women's Nutrition Coaching: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
TOP 10 Wellness ”Trends” of 2023: DITCH it or KEEP it?! (w/ Stefani from Good Housekeeping)
Jan 4 2024
TOP 10 Wellness ”Trends” of 2023: DITCH it or KEEP it?! (w/ Stefani from Good Housekeeping)
New year, with a fresh set of trends (well, kinda)! Hey ladies! It's 2024, and we're continuing our New Year's tradition of exploring wellness trends in the media! LISTEN UP as we assess whether we're embracing or letting go of 10 popular trends from the past year, from "What I Eat in a Day" videos to the hype around hormone-balancing raw carrot salads and AI dietary advice + the collagen craze. Our special guest today will guide us through the reasons to either stick with these trends or bid them farewell!  The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Stefani Sassos Stefani Sassos is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute at Hearst Magazines. She handles all of Good Housekeepings nutrition-related content, testing and evaluation. She is also Good Housekeepings on-staff fitness and exercise expert and holds an advanced certification as a Women's Fitness Specialist. Stefani reports on trending nutrition and fitness topics and aims to provide consumers with evidence-based content to encourage informed food choices and healthy living. She also rigorously assesses food products to determine whether they meet the standards for the GH Nutritionist Approved Emblem, the GH Seal, and the GH Tested Program. As a nationally recognized nutrition expert, Stefanis expertise is frequently featured on television, radio, online, and in print. Connect with Stefani Sassos: IG: @StefaniSassos Website: www.stefanisassos.com / www.GoodHousekeeping.com  Stay Connected: BOOK your 1:1 virtual Women's Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
Is Your Acne Hormonal?! A Chat With A Dermatologist (w/ Dr. Clay)
Nov 9 2023
Is Your Acne Hormonal?! A Chat With A Dermatologist (w/ Dr. Clay)
Do you struggle with acne? Hormonal acne results from imbalances in hormone levels, leading to breakouts in adulthood - such as during pregnancy, after, and around perimenopause and menopause. No matter your age or the root cause of your hormonal acne, breakouts can affect self-esteem and result in scarring. Today's special guest Dr. Clay provides insights into recognizing hormonal acne, the initial steps for treatment, strategies for boosting self-esteem, and her top skincare tips for everyone, whether dealing with acne or not. LISTEN UP!!! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Dr. Tiffany L. Clay-Ramsey Tiffany L. Clay-Ramsey, MD is a board-certified dermatologist serving the Atlanta metropolitan area. A proud product of Atlanta Public schools, she graduated magna cum laude from Dillard University in 2006 and subsequently earned her medical doctorate at Meharry Medical College where she became a member of AOA. She completed her dermatology residency at Saint Louis University where she served as chief resident. Dr. Clay-Ramsey has been practicing medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology with Dermatology Affiliates since 2015. Her special interests include acne and psoriasis in skin of color, injectable fillers and neuromodulators as well as skin cancer detection and prevention. She spent the last two years on speaker’s bureaus for psoriasis biologics. In addition to her patient education endeavors on social media, Dr. Clay-Ramsey has been featured in articles in The Washington Post and New York Magazine. She spends her free time with her husband and 2 sons and loves exploring new restaurants. Connect with Dr. Clay-Ramsey: IG: @dermdrclay Website: https://dermatologyaffiliates.com/ Stay Connected: BOOK your 1:1 virtual Women's Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
What Women In Their 20’s, 30’s & 40’s Should Know About Menopause (w/ Dr. Javaid)
Oct 11 2023
What Women In Their 20’s, 30’s & 40’s Should Know About Menopause (w/ Dr. Javaid)
Let's shift the narrative on menopause. It's time to start the conversation early – in our 20's, 30's, 40's – to proactively care for our bodies. In this episode, I'm joined by Dr. Javaid, an esteemed OBGYN, sexual health thought leader, and renowned menopause expert. Together, we delve into crucial topics, from distinguishing peri-menopause vs. menopause, to recognizing a wide range of symptoms (like vaginal dryness, weight gain & hot flashes) and learning how to use your unique voice to advocate for your well-being. LISTEN UP! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Dr. Somi Javaid: Dr. Somi Javaid is a board-certified OB/GYN, leading women’s sexual health thought leader, and menopause advocate. She is the Founder and Lead Chief Medical Officer of HerMD, a team on a mission to make women’s healthcare exceptional by educating, advocating for, and empowering patients to take control of their health concerns. Dr. Javaid has been featured in Forbes, Vogue, Well+Good, InStyle, Parents, Refinery29, Mashable, Adweek, and Popsugar. In August 2020 Dr. Javaid spoke about Gender Bias and the Female Sexual Health Revolution on the TEDx mainstage, and in January 2021 she was featured in Women on Topp for her work as a trailblazer and pioneer in women’s sexual health.  Connect with Dr. Javaid: IG: @hermdhealth Website: https://hermd.com/ Stay Connected: BOOK your 1:1 virtual Women's Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
Is Your Period Normal?! Debunking Myths (w/ Jenna)
Sep 12 2023
Is Your Period Normal?! Debunking Myths (w/ Jenna)
What defines a 'normal' menstrual cycle? Curious about when it's crucial to seek professional advice? Uncertain about the most effective birth control methods? And what about those pervasive misconceptions regarding vaginal hygiene? Today, we're joined by Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Jenna Perkins, who is here to dispel the myths & provide you with ALL the facts about our fifth vital sign... the menstrual cycle. LISTEN UP! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Jenna Perkins:  Jenna Perkins is a board certified Women’s Health and Nurse Practitioner. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Jenna completed her undergraduate studies and masters in Women’s Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Her career as a Nurse Practitioner launched in a busy downtown D.C. office where she became an expert in Urology, Urogyn, Sexual Health, and Pelvic Floor disorders. She specializes in complex patients and offers a holistic approach to care.  Jenna has a passion for education that guides the practice. She believes it is essential that a person understands how the body functions in order to heal dysfunction. She is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown School of Nursing, a published author, and has taught other clinicians at national conferences. Jenna also designed this practice to deliver quality care in an environment that prioritizes patient education, evidenced-based care, and TIME! When she is not helping her patients heal you can find her enjoying being a wife and mom of two.  Connect with Jenna: IG: @discovherhealth Website: https://discovherhealth.com/ Stay Connected: RSVP ASAP --> REAL TALK! SEXUAL HEALTH EVENT IN WASH, DC ON SEPTEMBER 30TH @ 1 PM: https://realtalksexualhealth.splashthat.com/ BOOK your 1:1 virtual Women's Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
Dear Snapback Culture & The Summer Body, Can We Get A Break?! (w/ Dr. Lisa)
Aug 10 2023
Dear Snapback Culture & The Summer Body, Can We Get A Break?! (w/ Dr. Lisa)
The pressure is ENOUGH! We're exhausted. The frenzy for a 'Summer body,' the expectations following postpartum, and the unending demands of snap-back culture. Society, can we catch a breath? In today's discussion, I'm joined by Body Image Coach Dr. Lisa. We're delving into a range of topics – handling postpartum bodily changes, navigating difficult body image days, and fostering a more positive connection with our bodies. LISTEN UP! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Dr. Lisa N. Folden  Dr. Lisa N. Folden is a North Carolina licensed physical therapist, NASM certified behavior change specialist and Anti-diet Health & Body Image Coach. She also owns Healthy Phit Physical Therapy & Wellness Consultants in Charlotte, NC. As a body positive womens health expert and health at every size (HAES®️) ambassador, Dr. Folden assists women seeking healthier lifestyles. Her weight-neutral approach encourages intuitive eating, body acceptance and breaking up with toxic diet culture. Dr. Lisa is a mom of three, published author and speaker who understands the complex needs of the modern busy woman and mom. Therefore, her goal is to see as many people as possible living their best lives without worrying about their weight! A regular contributor to articles on topics related to physical therapy, health, wellness, self-care, motherhood, body image and fat-friendly healthcare, Dr. Folden has had the distinct honor of being featured in Oprah Magazine, Shape Magazine, Livestrong, Bustle and several other publications. Additionally, she is a member of the National Association of Black Physical Therapists, the Association of Size Diversity & Health, The KNOW Women, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and serves as an expert panelist for H.E.R. Health Collective (2021-2022). Connect with Lisa: IG: @healthyphit Undiet App: https://undietonline.com/?rfsn=7097108.95e7f8 Coaching Program: https://tidy-hat-626.myflodesk.com/ Stay Connected: BOOK your 1:1 virtual Women's Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
BONUS: Why I Became A Women’s Health Dietitian + Ask the RD Anything (It’s Our 50th Episode!!!)
Jul 26 2023
BONUS: Why I Became A Women’s Health Dietitian + Ask the RD Anything (It’s Our 50th Episode!!!)
WELCOME TO OUR 50TH EPISODE!!! That's right y'all we made it. Thank YOU for joining us on this incredible journey towards better health and wellness for women. As we celebrate this milestone, I wanted to share a bit about why I became a women's health dietitian and reflect on 4 of our TOP episodes that have made a positive impact on myself and our listeners! As a bonus, I am leading an "Ask the RD" segment, where I'll be answering 7 of your burning questions about nutrition for women. We can't wait for the next 50 episodes to come where we will continue to break barriers in the wellness industry and empower women in their bodies and overall health. Celebrate 50 episodes with us by leaving a kind rating + review!!! And, please pour up a glass of something for us! mhk?!?! CHEERSSSSSS!!! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  Stay Connected: Let's Flourish! BOOK 1:1 Virtual Nutrition Coaching: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Women's Nutrition Counseling: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
Intermittent Fasting: Is It Really Worth The Hype?! (w/ Shana)
Jul 13 2023
Intermittent Fasting: Is It Really Worth The Hype?! (w/ Shana)
I am finally ready to tackle all of your burning Q's surrounding intermittent fasting (IF)! Many of our listeners ask: "Is intermittent fasting the ultimate solution for achieving optimal health?" "Can this pattern of eating truly support my metabolism and help me loose weight?" "Will intermittent fasting screw up my hormones and energy?" Let's separate fact from fiction and explore what the science has to say. In this episode, I will be joined by Shana, a renowned nutrition expert, also known as "the nutrition tea" on Insta who is here to help me break it down for you so you can be better informed and see if its the best or worst approach for you. LISTEN UP!  The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Shana Spence  Shana is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based in New York. She is an "all foods fit" dietitian. Life is already complicated, why restrict yourself unnecessarily? She creates a platform for open discussion on nutrition and wellness topics that are anti diet, Health at Every Size, non weight centric related, considering all the information circulating around these days. Was she always interested in nutrition? No. Not so long ago, she worked in the fashion industry and hated it. (The joke is: she got a B.S in Fashion Merchandising...get it?) She finally decided to make a change, go back to school and became involved in food policy and public health, where she currently works. In addition to this, she owns her business, The Nutrition Tea which provides consulting and counseling work. Speaking engagements include Peloton, NEDA, Eating Recovery Center, The Rose Retreats, FoodFluence 2022, and Eat Well Global. She can be seen in media such as NPR, Shape Magazine, GQ, SELF Magazine, Women's Health Magazine, Outside Magazine, ABC Good Morning America, and Healthline. Connect with Shana Spence: Website: https://www.thenutritiontea.com/ IG: @thenutritiontea TIKTOK: @thenutritiontea Stay Connected: Let's Flourish! BOOK your 1:1 Virtual Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Women's Nutrition Counseling: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
Migraines are NOT Normal! A Hot Take from A Neurologist (Dr. Sheikh)
Jun 15 2023
Migraines are NOT Normal! A Hot Take from A Neurologist (Dr. Sheikh)
Do YOU get migraines? headaches? They are literally... THE WORST. Don't worry, you are not alone. Migraines affects ~28 million adults in the U.S, with 85% of chronic migraine sufferers being women. Today, I am in conversation with a NYC based Neurologist, Dr. Huma Sheikh who is here to breakdown the difference between headaches and migraines, potential triggers you should know about, when you need to see a doctor ASAP and holistic ways to prevent and treat them! Send this episode with anyone who is a part of the #migrainesufferers gang. LISTEN UP! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Dr. Huma Sheikh Dr Huma Sheikh is a board-certified Harvard-trained Headache Specialist and Neurologist. She graduated from UMDNJ- Rutgers Medical School and completed a Neurology residency at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx NY.  She then completed a Vascular Fellowship followed by another fellowship in "Headache and Facial Pain," at Brigham & Women's Hospital- Harvard Medical School. She now has over 6 years of clinical experience treating complex headaches and takes a holistic approach. Dr. Sheikh is involved in research and started the "Migraine and Vascular Committee," at the American Headache Society (AHS). You can find her on TikTok or in the media spreading awareness and education. Connect with Dr. Sheikh: Websites: https://www.headachesnyc.com/ IG: @headachesnyc TIKTOK: @headachesnyc Stay Connected: Let's Flourish! BOOK your 1:1 Virtual Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Women's Nutrition Counseling: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
I’m Pregnant...WTF Do I Eat?! (w/ The Pregnancy Nutritionist)
Jun 6 2023
I’m Pregnant...WTF Do I Eat?! (w/ The Pregnancy Nutritionist)
Let's be real here. Nobody really cares about what to eat when pregnant until... you're actually pregnant! Whether pregnancy is on your radar or not, I still think its worth knowing this information to keep for your future self or to share with another woman in your life! Today, my RD friend Olivia is here to share all the gems with you on what to eat during pregnancy, what to avoid and how to select the BEST prenatal vitamin. LISTEN UP! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Olivia Small: Olivia Small is a registered dietitian and Certified Lactation Counselor, who helps women optimize nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy to grow a healthy baby and find balance postpartum. She started her practice working in weight loss, but as her clients came in with period problems, metabolic and gut issues, she realized that the health challenges of womanhood have deeper roots. Now as "The Pregnancy Nutritionist," she's building her women's health practice by supporting mamas during one of the most important phases of their life one that can impact mom and baby's health, for many years to come. Connect with Olivia: Websites: www.olivethedietitian.com IG: @the.pregnancy.nutritionist Stay Connected: Let's Flourish! BOOK your 1:1 Virtual Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Women's Nutrition Counseling: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
7 Key Nutrients Needed In Your 30’s, 40’s & Beyond!
May 29 2023
7 Key Nutrients Needed In Your 30’s, 40’s & Beyond!
We're still on our women's health month series! Do you know the top key nutrients women need to get enough of on the regular??!! Today, I am here to help you out. FYI!!!! Women have unique nutritional needs and it evolves throughout the lifecycle - from puberty to pregnancy, menopause and beyond. Nutrients like iron, vitamin D and calcium are soooo vital. Let's discuss 7 key nutrients you SERIOUSLY don't want to miss out on. LISTEN UP! P.S Happy 2nd Podcast Anniversary to us, we can't believe we've been doing this for two years. A special S/O to you, our listener for sticking it out with us! Drop some love in the reviews + rating section, we'd love to hear from you!  The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  Stay Connected: Let's Flourish! BOOK 1:1 Virtual Nutrition Coaching: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Women's Nutrition Counseling: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
9 Health Q’s Every Woman Should Ask Her Mom
May 11 2023
9 Health Q’s Every Woman Should Ask Her Mom
Happy Women's Health Month, friends! QUESTION! Have you ever had a conversation with your mom, aunt or any female relative about their health history?! One way to reach your best health as a woman is to prepare for what might be in your future, and one of the greatest ways to do that is to talk to a woman who shares many of your genes: your mom. When we take a moment to ask health-related questions, it can help us to understand our own health in a better way. And having these conversations can lead to healthy lifestyle changes or preventative measures to possibly reduce the risk of certain health challenges.  Today, I am so so soooo excited to be in conversation with my biggest inspiration...MY MOM aka "mama flourish!" We had a fun time chatting about body image, how we are keeping our health in check these days, and highlight the top 9 questions every woman should ask their mom. You're going to love this one!  The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  Stay Connected: Let's Flourish! BOOK 1:1 Virtual Nutrition Coaching: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Women's Nutrition Counseling: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!
Mom Life?! TOP Nutrition Tips for Your Kids! (w/ Chacha)
Apr 12 2023
Mom Life?! TOP Nutrition Tips for Your Kids! (w/ Chacha)
Whether you're a mom, a future mom or know a mom, today's episode is one you'll be thanking us for! Look...I get it, being a mom and feeding kids is a serious job! And sometimes, it's frustrating and even daunting. You may be thinking to yourself, "how can I keep my kids nourished all the time?!" "What are key nutrients I should be concerned about?" "am I feeding my little enough?"... My friend Chacha, who is also a child nutrition expert is here today to share her top tips on how you can keeping your littles healthy and nourished! And even if you're not a mom, you'll want to share it with a mom-friend of yours or save the tips for later when you need it. LISTEN UP! The Flourish Heights Podcast was made for women, by women. To be empowered in health starts with a true connection with your body. Join Valerie Agyeman, Women’s Health Dietitian as she breaks through topics surrounding periods, women’s nutrition, body awareness, and self-care.  About Alicia "Chacha" Miller: Alicia “Chacha” Miller is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist specializing in maternal and pediatric nutrition, general wellness, and chronic disease prevention. As the Founder of The Cardamom Nutrition and mom of two, she is passionate about feeding littles and making sure they are getting exposure to all the nutrition they need, right from the start. Chacha collaborates with her clients to design a unique intervention informed by science to meet their specific needs and that works seamlessly into their current lifestyle. She has a plant-forward food philosophy that emphasizes optimizing nutritional status using whole foods and by eating more plants, but she also believes that balance is key. She is a military wife and mom to two beautiful littles, has two dogs and her favorite food are tacos.  Connect with Chacha: Websites: www.thecardamomnutrition.com IG: @itsthecardamom Stay Connected: Let's Flourish! BOOK your 1:1 Virtual Nutrition Coaching session: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it to hello@flourishheights.com Say hello! Email us at hello@flourishheights.com Subscribe to our quarterly newsletters: Flourish Heights Newsletter Visit our website + nutrition blog: www.flourishheights.com Women's Nutrition Counseling: www.flourishheights.com/nutrition-counseling Follow us on social media: Instagram: @flourishheights Facebook: @flourishheights Twitter: @flourishheights Want to support this podcast? Leave a rating, write a review and share! Thank you!