Nutrition for Optimal Health Association, Inc.

World Renowned Dietary Physician
Director of, one of the world's
most visited health and wellness websites
Author of NY Times Bestseller The No-Grain Diet

NOHA Professional Advisory Board Member Joseph Mercola, DO, is founder/director of The Optimal Wellness Center in Schaumburg. His website,, is now the second most-visited natural health site in the world, with 150,000 subscribers to his free health e-newsletter and over two million site visitors a month. A 1982 graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was Chief resident from 1984 to 1985, Dr. Mercola served as the chairman of the family medicine department at St. Alexius Medical Center. Trained in both conventional and natural medicine, Dr. Mercola brings a unique perspective to his practice of integrative medicine. Enthusiastic about educating the public on how to achieve optimum health naturally, he has been a guest on many national and international television and radio shows and his articles have been published in numerous professional publications, including the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Western Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and The Townsend Letter. He recently concluded a national media tour in support of his book.

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