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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.

Nutrition That Celebrates Your Culture

Nutrition should build you up and empower you.
That's why making space for all of you, including your heritage, is so important.

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In-depth, evidence-based information on the nutrition benefits of our heritage foods.

Latino Meal Plans

Healthy meal plans with your favorite Latino foods. Start with a free 1-week Mexican meal plan!

Training for Dietitians and Health Professionals

Learn my approach to inclusive nutrition counseling for Latin American cultural foods.

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