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Larisa Paez holds a Master's Degree in Nutrition and Food from the University of Barcelona, the highest rank in Human Nutrition from the University of San José (Doctora en Nutrición Humana) and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Purdue University and another as a Dietitian from Louisiana State University.
Her experience of more than 20 years as a professional in Human Nutrition has led her to create 3 nutritional centers that are highly renown in Costa Rica (Sabana, Santa Ana and Curridabat) reaching nutritional attention to more than 27000 people. In the "Centro de Nutrición Larisa Páez" she leads a team of clinical nutritionists who together develop projects and care for patients.
Her comprehensive approach distinguishes itself in all her nutritional consultations and interpersonal relationships, where she has parallel training in her curriculum. Larisa is the creator of a daily food control system, a food guide and an app that accompanies all of her patients with tangible results that change lives. She has worked with more than 50 food companies in Costa Rica and the region in the innovation of healthy products, nutritional marketing, development of local campaigns and multiple corporate projects. Her professional curriculum highlights her exposure in social media and conferences at national and international level on topics focused on the promotion of health and the prevention of disease. Additionally, she develops a healthy diary company of products that are sold in the main chains of the country.