All posts by Dr John Douillard

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.
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    Beauty Secrets for Healthy Skin

    For years, dermatologists would pooh-pooh the idea of putting vegetable oil directly on the skin, citing that the skin was unable to absorb these oils, and therefore unable to derive any real moisturizing benefits. In Ayurveda, certain...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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    The Scoop on Laxatives

    A study conducted by The American Cancer Society surveyed 1,064,004 men and women and found that 26% of them reported occasional constipation. (1) Few people realize that, beyond discomfort, occasional constipation significantly increases the risk for colon...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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    Oil Pulling for a Beautiful Smile and Healthy Mouth

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © March 14th, 2014 Oil Pulling has been getting lots of press lately for its teeth-whitening and cosmetic benefits. Today, I would like to share with you the science...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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    Top 10 Reasons to Cleanse with Ghee

    An Ayurvedic cleanse would not be an Ayurvedic cleanse if it did not call for the ingestion of melted ghee. Aside from being surprised by this seemingly unlikely protocol, many frown upon the use of ghee in...

    • Posted March 14, 2014
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    The Miracle of Lymph

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © February 27th, 2014 Understanding the lymphatic system provides insights into the body’s profound ability to care for itself. In Ayurveda it is the first system we treat, but...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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    Fermented Foods and Ayurveda

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © September 7, 2013   A common belief is that, according to Ayurveda, fermented foods like alcohol, cheese and pickled veggies are considered tamasic, or dulling to the mind,...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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    Coffee : The Good, The Bad, and The Ayurvedic Perspective

    In recent years, we have seen an astonishing amount of research being published touting the health benefits of coffee. The question is: do these studies negate the health risks reported in studies past? In this newsletter, I...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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    Surprising Symptoms of Poor Digestion

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © December 9th, 2009 In this series of newsletters on stubborn weight loss I am addressing poor digestion, which is another cause of weight gain. This article is geared...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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    Brain Fog? Don’t Forget this Herb: Bacopa Monnieri

     Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © January 18, 2014 Bacopa monnieri is the most potent and effective nerve and brain tonic in the Ayurvedic apothecary. It has been used for centuries to help people...

    • Posted January 31, 2014
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    Live Long, Eat Fat

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © December 3, 2013 I  have been a believer for some time now that we do not get enough healthy fats in the typical American diet. In a 2013...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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