Posts Tagged ‘nutritional typing’


Dr. Mercola Dissects New USDA ‘Food Pyramid’

Posted on July 4th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  11 Comments »

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin recently unveiled the government’s new recommended eating plan. The 2005 USDA Food Pyramid has been replaced by MyPlate, the new nutrition icon. MyPlate, according to Vilsack, provides “a simple, visual, research-based icon that is a clear, unmistakable message about portion size.” […]


13 Foods to Help Boost Your Immunity this New Year

Posted on January 8th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  14 Comments »

Happy New Year! If 2009 was good to you, you’d probably want the same good things and more this year. If you had a so-so year, you’re likely hoping for a better 2010. Good health will help you start the year right. A healthy immune system will make you more productive by keeping you disease-free […]


What’s in that Flu Shot? Ask Dr. Mercola

Posted on October 2nd, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  43 Comments »

Have you ever had the flu? If you have, chances are you’d rather not catch it again, right? A bad bout with the flu typically involves chills, cough, fatigue, loss of appetite, muscle aches, a runny nose and sore throat. Many Americans get a flu shot thinking that it’s the best way to beat the […]