Nutrition basics

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Do you feel like you can't keep up with the latest nutrition news because it's always changing? It's true that knowledge about nutrition and diet evolves over time. But there are some nutrition basics that can help you sort through the latest research and advice.

Nutrition basics come down to eating wholesome foods that support your health.

Want to go beyond the basics? Talk to a healthcare professional, such as a dietitian. You can ask for diet advice that takes into account your health, lifestyle and food preferences.

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Nov. 21, 2023

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