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Welcome to! We highly encourage sharing the information available on this site. Below are guidelines on properly citing as your source.

You're free to link to our articles and quote Dr. Joseph Mercola, contributing experts/writers, or interviewees using proper attribution. This way you can help initiate timely, relevant discussions among your family and friends, and help educate others on how to take control of their health through independent natural health information.

Linking to a Mercola Article

Linking to Mercola article

Feel free to link to a Mercola article through any means, but we suggest using the title of the article or page as the link title.

Sharing a Mercola Article on Facebook

Sharing Mercola article

Go to the Mercola page you wish to share. Copy and paste the URL onto your Facebook wall.

You may also simply hit the "Share" button on any article.


Copying an Entire Article to Your Personal or Business Website

If you are copying the entire article, please add the below image underneath the article. Here are steps to do so:

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  2. Copy the code.
  3. Paste the code into the HTML source of your web page.
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Using a Quote from a Mercola Article

Copy the quote from a Mercola article, and cite the article name as your source.

"Ideally, you'll want to limit your eating to a window of about 6-8 hours each day, which means you're fasting daily for 16-18 hours," writes Dr. Joseph Mercola on his article “Do You Make Any of These Breakfast Mistakes?”


You may also add a citation in your References.

Mercola, J. "Do You Make Any of These Breakfast Mistakes?" Retrieved March 20, 2012, from Banners

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Dr. Mercola's Profile and Images

About Dr. Mercola

Dr. Mercola finished his family practice residency in 1985 but was trained by the conventional model. In his first years of private practice, he treated many symptoms with prescription drugs and was actually a paid speaker for the drug companies.

But as he began to experience the failures of this model in his practice, he embraced natural medicine and has had an opportunity over the last thirty years to apply these time tested approaches successfully with thousands of patients in his clinic.

Over 15 years ago he founded to share his experiences with others. The site is the most visited natural health site in the world for the last seven years with nearly two million subscribers. He's also written two NY Times bestselling books, and has had frequent appearances on national media including the Dr. Oz show and major news channels.

Read more about Dr. Mercola.

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