Our Model - CREN
The Centre for Nutritional Recovery and Education (CREN) is an international reference in the area of nutritional education and treatment of primary nutritional disorders (undernutrition and obesity).
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Our Model

Our Craft: To Educate, Care and Nourish for Life

Since the beginning, CREN’s educational proposal goes beyond academic boundaries to reach society. CREN is a renowned space for research and development of methods of care that also includes the participation of students, teachers and researchers from several universities in Brazil and around the world.

Our Model – A Complete Service for Good Nutrition

At CREN, good nutrition is achieved by investing in assistance, research and training, and multiplication.



Get to know a little about our some of our projects

  • Overcoming Malnutrition

    • Collection of educative material created to disseminate CREN´s methodology of treatment
    • 1 Cook Book
    • 6 Technical Manuals
    • 17  Brochures
    • Spanish and French versions

  • I Learnt, I Taught

    • The project introduced Nutrition to the school curriculum in state schools in Minas Gerais and Alagoas
    • 11 Cities
    • 53 Schools
    • 16,000 Students
    • 800 Teachers

  • Professional Training

    • Training of professionals that work with children and adolescents that are assisted in:
    • Social Services
    • Schools
    • Healthcare Services
    • 9,200 Trained Professionals

  • Nutrition and Health in Poverty

    • Specialisation course for health, education and social care service professionals
    • Partnerships with universities
    • Interdisciplinary approach
    • 132 students graduated
    • Offered for over 12 years