If you’re a fan of Nancy Drew or Hercule Poirot, you’re going to love Carly Pollack and Lauren Deaton. Both are in hot pursuit on a case of utmost importance, your health.
The stories from those who choose to walk through the quaint blue cottage of Nutritional Wisdom are as eclectic as the blue bowling ball and pumpkin sitting out front. Some individuals seek guidance to alter weight, improve skin, correct hormonal imbalance, re-align digestive tracts, lower cholesterol, improve mental clarity or simply improve overall health. I was there out of sheer frustration.
Six months ago, I signed up for kickboxing. The inspiration: my fear of heart disease (it runs in the family). In addition to my heart, I hoped to lose weight. After six months of kickboxing classes, I was encouraged to find my blood pressure improved and the loss of six inches. But over the course of one-hour workouts, 3-5 days per week, I’d only lost two pounds. My love and appreciation of wine, beer, queso and pastries were culprits preventing my weight loss. It was time to tackle my eating habits, which is how I found myself being greeted by clinical assistant, Jackie Gramlich, at a pretty blue house on Austin’s Rosewood Avenue.
Voted Best Austin Nutritionist
It’s no wonder that Carly Pollack, the spunky owner of Nutritional Wisdom, has been voted “Best Nutritionist” by readers of Austin Fit Magazine two years in a row. She embodies good health, along with her trustworthy nutritional sidekick, Lauren Deaton.
Both women have glowing skin, lush manes of hair and genuine smiles displaying rows of pearly whites. These femme fatales are intellectuals, too. They have a paper trail of education and experience in holistic health. They are passionate about uncovering the root of health concerns, while giving their clients the knowledge and tools to help correct issues.
What Will the Wellness Starter Program Do for Me?
I’m out of my element, having never visited a nutritionist, but I’m curious about whether they might be able to set me on a healthier path, including weight loss, so I chose to try their “Wellness Starter Program.”
Nutritional Wisdom’s Wellness Starter Program (priced at $325) includes:
- Two-session educational coaching program that sets the foundation for an individualized health transformation. Once established, an individualized coaching package will be customized for the client.
- Comprehensive lifestyle assessment
- Vitamin/mineral analysis
- Body Composition using bio impedance analysis
- Metabolic typing assessment and results
- Book guidelines
- Conscious eating guidelines
- Detoxification guidelines
- Food recommendations
- Macronutrient education – know your fuel
- Supplement recommendations
- Individualized sample menu
- Shopping list
- Exercise guidelines and recommendations
- Access to Nutritional Wisdom’s online community
After six weeks of following a personal set of instructions, I’m hoping the murky waters of weight loss and overall improved health will no longer be a mystery to me. I look forward to sharing the results in an upcoming article!
If you have questions about how Nutritional Wisdom can solve your health case, you can contact their team online.
1210 Rosewood Ave. – Website
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Disclosure: Nutritional Wisdom is providing me with the Wellness Starter Program at no cost, for the purposes of this review. All opinions are my own.