Lucía is a Certified Nutritionist who graduated from Universidad Iberomericana with honors and is the recipient of the University Medal of Merit. Her interests include gastrointestinal disorders, women’s health, and autoimmune conditions.

Lucía is the first nutritionist certified by IFNA in Mexico. The Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy (IFNA), in an educational partnership with the Institute of Functional Medicine, is a clinician training program for registered dietitian nutritionists and other nutrition professionals. The IFNA’s emerging medical nutrition model combines evidence-based science, clinical wisdom, and critical thinking for the advanced practice of a personalized nutrition care process.1, 2, 3, 4

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  • Universidad Iberomericana with honors
  • Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía para la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas (Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Mexican Association) with a Diploma in Bariatric Nutrition

Postgraduate Education

  • Perioperative Management of the Bariatric Surgery Patient
  • Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements for Cancer Prevention and Treatment
  • Digestive Disease Care
  • Exercise, Supplementation, and Hydration
  • Bariatric Nutrition from Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía para la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas (Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Mexican Association)
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  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)


  • Lucía is a professor at her alma mater, Universidad Iberoamericana.


  • University Medal of Merit from Universidad Iberomericana


  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly ADA) 
  • Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine 
  • Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy 
  • Institute of Functional Medicine in the US
  • Colegio Mexicano de Nutriólogos in Mexico
  • Founding Member of the Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians of Baja California

Lucía is frequently called upon as a speaker at medical and nutrition conferences. At Obesity Control Center, she provides counseling for weight and metabolic management in surgical and non-surgical patients.

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