Linguistic Horizons: Nutrition & Natural Medicine in Peru

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Hands-on learning through a 2 week Nutrition & Natural Medicine program.Learn about Holistic Nutrition & Natural Medicine in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru. This program was designed for those interested in gaining a better understan... read more

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Learned that many people are not into Western medicine. I also learned more about superfoods and order in which food is consumed. - Montana State University - Bozeman View Entire Review
Working in the oncology field, I am planning to practice and integrate the nutrition part, as well as the detox and fermentation techniques learned in the program. View Entire Review
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I learned a different perspective on nutrition that lead me to be open minded and try new things. - Texas Christian University View Entire Review
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I was looking for a program that focused on herbalism and a natural, holistic look at life and medicine. I was also hoping to find something that would get me back into a spanish speaking country to practice my fading language skills and support my love of cultural exploration. Nicole's program (and it really is her grown-up bra... - University of Oregon View Entire Review
From this experience abroad my eyes were opened to how different the culture is there, how the food and plants that are grown are so useful in ways that people in America normally wouldn't think to consider, and I discovered an interest in holistics that I did not have before. This experience was so worthwhile. - Georgia College & State University View Entire Review
Learn not only new knowledge, but life lessons :) - Universitat de Girona / University of Girona View Entire Review
I came to Peru hoping to understand how herbs and nutritional remedies can be used to treat illness, as I have had a growing distaste of western medicinal philosophy–I left having witnessed that illness can be severely impacted using natural remedies! In addition to the knowledge gain, I met beautiful beautiful people, and Peru... - New York University View Entire Review
A hunger for further travel. It was one of the best experiences in my life so far. - College of the Canyons View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself, the earth, and a more wholesome and caring culture in addition to the subjects the workshops were officially about. I learned a great deal of Spanish in a short amount of time, leaving with a determination to continue studying the language, apply what I had learned, and live in a more wholesome a... - Oberlin College View Entire Review


Hands-on learning through a 2 week Nutrition & Natural Medicine program.

Learn about Holistic Nutrition & Natural Medicine in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru. 

This program was designed for those interested in gaining a better understanding about food as medicine, plant based medicine, and nutrition. 

We will learn from a variety of experts including a local herbalist, an Andean medicine practitioner, a vegan chef, a nutritionist, Andean guides, and organic farming specialists. We take a very hands-on approach to learning through workshops, cooking classes, hikes, patient treatments, and gardening.


  • Urubamba

  • Sacred Valley of the Incas

  • Cusco

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
  • January Term
  • Custom
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
  • Spanish
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Food Science, Food Technology
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Alternative Medicine
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