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Healthy Mexican Meals & Hispanic Foods Nutrition Information

Krista Linares RD


Have you ever looked at a healthy recipe or nutrition article and thought “that’s just not me! Where are the foods I grew up with?!”

If so, you’re not alone.

I’m a Latina dietitian nutritionist and I believe you don’t have to choose between your health and your cultural foods.

Here you’ll find the most up-to-date evidence-based nutrition, explained in a way that’s relevant to Latin American foods and culture.

No more feeling caught in the middle of wanting to eat healthy and wanting to keep your food traditions alive.

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