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Nutrition

1.- Why study Nutrition at the Anahuac University of Cancun?

  • The Anahuac University of Cancun is an international campus that enhances the international experience with teachers and students from over 30 different countries.
  • You will attend classes delivered by top-tier international academics, prominent professors and industry leaders.
  • Academic quality, institutionaleffectiveness and 
  • Gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience beginning the third semester.
  • Participate in supervised practices and research projects focused on different fields of nutrition.
  • Attend top national and international congresses.
  • Subjects in English are offered to favor international exchange programs for students and professors.
  • Enrich your international experience with more than 200 exchange programs with universities from around the world.

2.-  What we’re looking for:

  • Are you interested in the study of the human body and its proper functioning?
  • Do you like science, study and research?
  • Are you interested in being a key-element on the well-being of people?
  • Do you seek to make a difference on the health problems in Mexico on a positive manner?

3.- What can you do with a degree in Nutrition?

  • Clinical nutrition: promotes good health and prevents diseases.
  • Sports nutrition: promotes good sport-focused nutrition for athletic people.
  • Community nutrition: administrates and evaluates meal programs and suggests new alimentation policies for the population.
  • Management for services related to food: strategic planning, control and evaluation of quality standards.
  • Research: runs research projects in the clinical, communitarian and nutritional fields.
  • Omics: studies the influence of the environment and nutrition on Gene expression.
  • Food science: knows, analyses and develops nutritional products.

4.- Careers

  • Food industries.
  • Industrial dining rooms.
  • Hotels.
  • Hospitals.
  • Private practice.
  • Sport centers.
  • Research centers.
  • Nutrition consultant.

5.- Mexico needs Nutritionists because:

  • Degenerative diseases suchlike obesity and overweight have risen, becoming one of the first causes of death in our country.
  • Mexico is the 1st place worldwide in obesity and overweight and this statistic may be increasing in the following years; 70% of the population in the country does not have a healthy diet.

6.- 2020 Model

7.- Anahuac Leadership Programs

Innovative programs for leadership training that offer a diploma that includes encounters with professionals, national and international seminars, workshops, conferences, specialized subjects and a multidisciplinary integration.

There are currently nine different programs:

  • ACCIÓN: Sports Leadership Program/ in Sports
  • ALPHA: Medicine Leadership Program/ in Medicine
  • CIMA: University Leadership Program
  • CREA: Communication Leadership Program
  • CULMEN: Art and Culture Leadership Program
  • GENERA: Business Leadership Program
  • SINERGIA: Public Administration Leadership Program
  • VÉRTICE: Excellence Program

Graduate Profile

The Anahuac Nutritionist is a reliable person with remarkable professional, ethical and human formation who evaluates, diagnoses and treats the nutritional conditions of patients and communities. Promotes healthy lifestyles and designs tailor-made meal plans. In a globalized world, the nutritionist keeps an international vision of teamwork and acknowledges the importance of using a multidisciplinary approach while learning more about up-to-date trends and research methods.