- 5 Tips to Feel Great after Thanksgiving Dinner
- Mellow the Holiday Madness with Nutmeg
- 5 Easy Practices to Cool Excess Pitta
- Avoid Black Friday Frenzy: Here’s Your Ayurveda Gift-Giving Guide
- Recipe: Glazed Sweet and Spicy Pecans
- 10 Ways to Increase Your Immunity
- Stress or Ease? You Choose.
- How to Not Get Sick and Fat This Winter
- Ayurveda Basics: Qualities of Pitta
- 6 Ways to Ease the Symptoms of Menopause
All posts by Dr John Douillard
5 Tips to Feel Great after Thanksgiving Dinner
It’s Thanksgiving! Here are a couple of great tips to make sure you feel energetic and vibrant after all that food. Tip One: Eat When the Fire is Hot One of the nice things about a Thanksgiving...
- Posted November 26, 2015
How to Not Get Sick and Fat This Winter
According to Ayurveda, November is the first month of winter, and the cause for a dramatic shift in diet and behavior. Winter and its dietary prescription of more proteins and fats to rebuild the body and mind...
- Posted November 19, 2015
Confused about Salt?
Perhaps the most prolific dietary heart health mantra that has been preached and practiced for the past 30 years is to reduce your intake of salt. In this article, I want to share the science behind a...
- Posted November 14, 2015
Prepare Your Kids (and Yourself) for Halloween Sweets with This Herb
For 10,000 years, humans have been infatuated with the sweet taste of sugar. Since the first sweet taste of mother’s milk some 2 million years ago, our early human ancestors established a very strong brain-gut neural pathway...
- Posted October 26, 2015
Miscarriage: How My Wife Bounced Back with Ayurveda
My wife and I have six beautiful children, but they didn’t all come without a few scary moments. After our fourth child, my wife had three miscarriages in a row. They were all between two and four...
- Posted October 15, 2015
Recipe: Blood-Sugar-Stabilizing Parsley Power Tonic
More than just a decorative garnish, wreaths of parsley (Petroselinum sativum) were worn by Greek athletes – including Hercules, according to legend – to celebrate victories. (1,2) Today, we know that parsley offers great protection to the body...
- Posted October 4, 2015
Healthy Blood Sugar, Part 4: The Chocolate Effect
As I wrap up this series on blood sugar and pre-diabetes, it seems only fitting to end by discussing the good and the not-so-good of chocolate. The research is compelling – there are so many studies touting...
- Posted October 3, 2015
Healthy Blood Sugar, Part 3: The Truth about Sweeteners – Natural and Artificial
Having a sweet tooth is normal, right? Almost every kid has one, and as we mature we learn to control it. Don’t we? While some people do a good job managing their sugar intake, many others have...
- Posted October 2, 2015
Healthy Blood Sugar, Part 2: Home Screening
I have many patients who come in to see me with no physical complaints and, once screened, are revealed to be either pre-diabetic or even diabetic! You may not know that your annual blood test could easily...
- Posted September 30, 2015
Healthy Blood Sugar, Part 1: Is Your “Healthy” Diet Really Healthy?
Did you know at least one-third of Americans are at imminent risk of becoming diabetic? If you experience food cravings, mood swings, anxiety and depression, irritability and/or fatigue, you might unknowingly be at risk. The scary truth...
- Posted September 28, 2015