Most people understand that diet and nutrition play a critical role in an individual's ability to lose weight. But there is a lot of misinformation about the types of foods to eat, how to cook healthy meals, and how to choose the best diet for your needs. In this diet and nutrition video for weight loss, Dr. Brent Bauer, Mayo Clinic Director of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, outlines a beginning plan for successful weight loss. He introduces you to an integrative treatment approach, which combines conventional and alternative medicine. Changing your diet and understanding your nutritional needs will result in long term weight loss to help you live your best.