The celebration of this day arose from a proposal of the Mexican Association of Nutriology. January 27 is the Day of the Nutritionist in Mexico. The celebration of this day arose from a proposal of the Mexican Association of Nutriology (AMN) because on that day it was registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico.

According to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), in Mexico, there is a deficit of nutrition specialists, since there is an average of 2.4 nutritionists per thousand inhabitants. Mexico is one of the countries with the highest rates of obesity and overweight. Nutritionists are professionals who help in having a healthy diet and improving eating habits.

Go to the nutritionist help to learn how to have a healthy diet. A nutritionist helps in different stages of life, during pregnancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, old age, in different diseases, and during the practice of sport; In addition, the nutritionist is responsible for evaluating the nutritional status throughout all these stages of life.