Victoria is a Certified Nutrition Specialist & MUIH graduate with expertise in personalized nutrition, culinary nutrition, and life cycle nutrition. She holds a leadership role with the American Nutrition Association as Manager of Nutrition Science & Education.
Victoria's driving motivation is to be an agent for health & healing. Her work centers around understanding how systems, people & meaning intersect to drive whole-person & community health.
Selected Publications & Presentations
Corinne L. Bush, Jeffrey B. Blumberg, Ahmed El-Sohemy, Deanna M. Minich, Jóse M. Ordovás, Dana G. Reed & Victoria A. Yunez Behm (2020) Toward the Definition of Personalized Nutrition: A Proposal by The American Nutrition Association, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 39:1, 5-15, DOI: 10.1080/07315724.2019.1685332
Victoria A. Yunez Behm & Corinne L. Bush (2021) Personalized Nutrition 2020: Proceedings from the American Nutrition Association’s 61st Annual Summit, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, DOI: 10.1080/07315724.2021.1875340
Victoria A. Yunez Behm (2015). Supplemental Use of the Carotenoids Lutein and Zeaxanthin. JJ Food Nutri, 2(3): 017.
Life Cycle Nutrition
I love big questions. Questions like "How should we define health?" and "How can we make healthcare just and equitable?" I'm trained in clinical nutrition and theological bioethics. My work is about exploring how systems, people, and meaning intersect to drive community wellbeing and whole-person health with a special focus on health equity. I’m a Colombian-American, mom of two, sometimes yoga teacher, enthusiastic wearer of eclectic jewelry, coffee aficionado, and aspiring avid gardener.
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