Happy 2013! Did you eat a little too much sugar over the holidays? Are you feeling tired and sluggish and wishing you could make a change? Well, a healthier you starts today. To help you ring in the new year and get healthy, we’re launching Get Healthy Co-op Style (#GetHealthyCoopStyle), an entire month of healthy tips, recipes, and ideas specifically using the organic fruits and veggies in your Urban Acres “co-op style” produce share. If you haven’t yet joined us, now is the time.
Our featured expert this month is vibrant UA member Kim Wilson Pollock, a Certified Holistic Health Coach dedicated to helping busy individuals live a healthy lifestyle. Stay tuned to our blog every day in January for recipes and tips from Kim!
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Kim Wilson Pollock received her certification through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the world’s largest holistic nutrition school. During her training, she studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. Her teachers included Dr. Andrew Weil, Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University; Geneen Roth, bestselling author and expert on emotional eating; and many other leading researchers and nutrition authorities.
Kim’s education has equipped her with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and preventive health. Drawing on these skills and her knowledge of different dietary theories, she works with clients to help them make lifestyle changes that produce real and lasting results.
Kim’s passion for health & wellness began when her mother was diagnosed with stage four ovarian cancer in 2006. Her mom decided to fight her cancer through nutrition by changing her diet and eating real foods, juicing green vegetables and creating delicious green smoothies! Kim quickly followed her moms lead, ditched processed foods & refined sugar and completely changed her lifestyle!
Kim provides her clients with information on how to lead a life filled with joy and happiness by decreasing stress and adding new and exciting foods to their daily routines. The advice she gives is positive and motivating! Kim’s mom inspired her to change her lifestyle and she hopes to do the same for her clients!
Kim lives in Uptown with her husband Andy and their King Charles Cavalier, Jane. She enjoys hot yoga, traveling the world with her husband, and spending time with family and friends.