Dr. Mercola, the New York Times best-selling author, has helped countless people to reach their health and weight loss goals. An osteopathic physician, board certified in family medicine, Dr. Mercola is passionate about empowering people to take control of their health using solely natural means.
Dr. Mercola’s natural health Web site, www.Mercola.com
, has been the most visited natural health site on the Internet, with over 12 million page views every month. More than 1 million people subscribe to Dr. Mercola’s free e-mail newsletter, which has been in circulation since 1998.
After graduating from both the University of Illinois and the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Mercola served as the chairman of the department of family medicine at St. Alexius Hospital in Hoffman Estates, IL. In 1985, he founded The Optimal Wellness Center in Schaumburg, IL, which quickly became well-known for its whole-body approach to medicine.