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About Dr John Douillard

John Douillard DC has published over 200 health videos and articles that are available on his website. He has written six books, numerous health DVDs and CDs and has formulated his own line of organic health care products. He is the former Director of Player Development for the New Jersey Nets NBA team. He directs the LifeSpa Ayurvedic Retreat Center in Boulder, CO where he lives with his wife and six children. www.LifeSpa.com
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    3 Habits of People with Perfect Digestion

    According to Ayurveda, the health and integrity of the digestive process is truly the fulcrum of one’s health. Did you know that 74% of Americans are experiencing some form of digestive distress? With optimal digestion being the...

    • Posted August 27, 2015
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    More Back-to-School Tips Every Parent Must Know (Part 2)

    If you didn’t read Part 1 of this article yesterday, be sure to take a look! And now we continue with more tips for back-to-school health… Tip #3: Stay Hydrated In 1850, the average American drank one...

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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    5 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent Must Know (Part 1)

    As we prepare our kids for going back to school, many moms and dads are concerned about keeping their kids healthy this winter. More and more parents are asking, “what can I do preventatively now to keep...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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    Slow Down. You’re Reading Too Fast.

    Let me paint a picture for you… Jason was a voracious reader in high school and college. He belonged to book clubs for most of his young adult life because reading, particularly reading fiction, gave him pleasure....

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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    Recipe: Zucchini Soufflé with Watercress Salad

    Beat the heat and use up those zukes with this cooling summer zucchini recipe, modified from The Yoga Body Diet by Kristen Schultz Dollard and Dr. John Douillard, DC. Ingredients: 1 large zucchini, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon...

    • Posted August 9, 2015
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    Recovering from the Low-Fat Era

    After almost 60 years of being told that cholesterol is “Public Health Enemy No. 1,” along with an overwhelming amount of science debunking the “cholesterol theory,” (2,3,4) the prestigious Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which sets the FDA’s...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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    Why meditation was worthy of the Nobel Prize

    In 2009, Elizabeth Blackburn won the Nobel Prize for her discovery of the protective caps on chromosomes called, “telomeres.” Every time a cell divides, these protective caps wear down, and over time, the telomeres shorten. As the...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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    What’s the best workout for your body type?

    A recent survey asked the question, “Why is it that 80% of Americans do not exercise regularly?” By far the most common response is that people are too busy and simply can’t find the time. (1) Could...

    • Posted July 10, 2015
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    Breast milk: the original probiotic

    Recent research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found over 700 species of beneficial microbes in human breast milk. (1) Perhaps this isn’t so surprising, since the infant gut is actually sterile – containing no...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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    Danger of cooking with high heat

    When I first returned from India, I co-directed Deepak Chopra’s Ayurvedic Health Center, and we used to host many Ayurvedic doctors from India. This was an opportunity to witness firsthand some traditional Ayurvedic cooking methods. I learned...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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