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Debbie Polisky, MS, MBA, CLT

Nutritionist - Wellness Consultant - LEAP Therapist - Zumba Instructor

A mind and body approach to nutritious meals and a healthy lifestyle.

Avondale, AZ
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5.0 of 5 (6)
Debbie has a passion for everything she does in life! When I first met with Debbie, I couldn’t believe the energy level she had in our meeting. Her knowledge about Health Care was incredible, but also her willingness to learn about all aspects of Marketing, Networking, etc. truly showed me she’ll succeed in anything she takes on! I strongly recommend Debbie!
Debbie Polisky is a wonderful speaker and makes health topics fun and interesting. She is so knowledgeable and poised before a variety of audiences. With the cost of healthcare so expensive, our alternative is to be healthy. I am happy to recommend Debbie for business presentations and individual consultations
Debbie Polisky was the best boss I've ever had. She empowered her employees by allowing us to perform duties in the areas of our strengths, and built a very strong department. All of her employees are extremely loyal as Debbie earns their trust in her leadership. She is a pleasure to work with, and usually has the most positive attitude of anyone else in the room. If you choose to work with Debbie, I have no doubt she'll become a favorite colleague of yours as well!
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Avondale
12351 W Monroe St, Avondale AZ 85323, United States
Mon: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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About me

Debbie Polisky, MS, MBA, CLT is a Bilingual Nutritionist, Zumba Instructor, Wellness Consultant and Adjunct Faculty who uses mind and body techniques, such as mindfulness, stress management, exercise, dance/zumba, yoga and nutrition to improve the lives of patients, students and the community. She has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field, in two countries, Argentina and in USA and in her two native languages, English and Spanish.

In Argentina, she worked as a Clinical Dietitian in medical centers and in private practice, as an Entrepreneur creating and labeling her own healthy frozen meals for patients, in Media (both print and radio) and as a Freelance Writer, for newspapers and local magazines.

In USA, she worked in community/public health as a Nutrition Director of a large community health center, Adjunct Faculty on campus and online for several colleges/universities, Freelance Writer and Translator.

“I enjoy educating others to stay healthy, whether in my role as adjunct faculty, nutritionist, wellness consultant or Zumba instructor,” says Debbie, “I’m also passionate about creating and implementing health programs which is why I created Your Hungry Heart.

Debbie describes herself as a science and art “combo” because “When I integrate my scientific and artistic background, through scientific evidence based programs together with music, dance, media communication and creative cooking, I feel complete.”

MIND BODY LIVING
“I believe in a mind and body approach to health. After so many years in this field, I’ve seen the best results when we integrate several mind and body techniques to feel well again,” Debbie mentions. “When we combine a healthy meal plan, with fun exercise, mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques, we can enjoy life to the fullest.”
She has over twenty years of experience offering bilingual individual nutrition counseling and workshops in English and Spanish.

HOBBIES
“Finding a balance between work and play is important to our health,” states Debbie. She is passionate about dance (Zumba) and music (at this moment she plays her organ). She also enjoys swimming and yoga. Debbie has been writing her whole life, alternating science based articles with creative short stories or short ebooks. She loves to travel and learn about new cultures and food.

AWARDS
2013 Recipient of the Keller Graduate School of Management Business Award
2012 Recipient of the NBC/Telemundo Hispanic Salute Award
2012 Recipient of the Latino Perspectives Entrepreneur Showcase
2012 Finalist for the Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Heroes Award
DEGREES
Master of Science in Nutrition - USA
Master of Business Administration - USA
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition – Argentina
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES
Certified LEAP Therapist (CLT)
Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) Instructor
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Instructor
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Master Trainer
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) Master Trainer from Stanford University
Licensed Zumba Instructor


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Debbie Polisky Reviews
5.0 of 5 (6)
Debbie has a passion for everything she does in life! When I first met with Debbie, I couldn’t believe the energy level she had in our meeting. Her knowledge about Health Care was incredible, but also her willingness to learn about all aspects of Marketing, Networking, etc. truly showed me she’ll succeed in anything she takes on! I strongly recommend Debbie!
Debbie Polisky is a wonderful speaker and makes health topics fun and interesting. She is so knowledgeable and poised before a variety of audiences. With the cost of healthcare so expensive, our alternative is to be healthy. I am happy to recommend Debbie for business presentations and individual consultations
Debbie Polisky was the best boss I've ever had. She empowered her employees by allowing us to perform duties in the areas of our strengths, and built a very strong department. All of her employees are extremely loyal as Debbie earns their trust in her leadership. She is a pleasure to work with, and usually has the most positive attitude of anyone else in the room. If you choose to work with Debbie, I have no doubt she'll become a favorite colleague of yours as well!
Debbie is passionate about health and very enthusiastic about teaching how easy it is to learn healthy eating.
If you’re looking for education and inspiration about nutrition and health then Debbie Polisky is your resource. Debbie's company Words & Health is the place to go for a recipe for health and well being. She has knowledge and enthusiasm that’s contagious!! Meet with Debbie for a roadmap to a healthier life!
Debbie Polisky and her company Words & Health is an incredible asset for any healthcare project. Professional translation with a focus on healthcare literacy is a unique and valuable resource that is difficult to find. Debbie and her staff did a tremendous job translating a website project that was critical to Arizona’s healthcare system and did it in an extremely short time period. She is a gem to work with.





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