Velda de la Garza is a registered dietitian who is passionate about promoting better health by inspiring people to eat the traditional Mexican foods of her heritage. Velda received her bachelor's degree in nutrition from the University of Texas at Austinand completed her dietetic internship at St. Mary's Hospital of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She earned a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Texas Woman's University. Now with her own private practice, she uses her knowledge of nutrition and her love of Mexican food to help others share in healthy Mexican cuisine. She lives in McAllen, Texas.