- Sugar-free diet: an Ayurvedic review
- Is Coconut Oil the New Toothpaste?
- Vamakukshi: Can a “Catnap” Help Your Digestion?
- Say Goodbye to Constipation – An Ayurvedic Perspective
- The Surprising Truth About Cholesterol
- Ayurvedic Cleanse: How to Reset Health in 4 Days
- Chai Tea for Every Season
- 7 Strategies to Transform your Kitchen into a Healing Hub
- College Survival Kit: Help Your Student Thrive
- The Ayurvedic Approach to Healthy Joints
All posts by Dr John Douillard
Is Coconut Oil the New Toothpaste?
Coconut oil for toothpaste?!! Believe it or not, before toothbrushes were invented, teeth brushing was still a thing! Frayed twigs were used to scrub or brush and clean the teeth. In India, neem twigs were mostly used,...
- Posted September 23, 2016
College Survival Kit: Help Your Student Thrive
College can be one of the most challenging times to stay healthy. Suddenly, things like basic nutrition and sleep are taken for granted, resulting in compromised immunity and making students susceptible to colds, acne, hormonal issues, and...
- Posted September 16, 2016
Colonics: Yea or Nay?
Colon cleansing, or colonic irrigation, is a practice that many swear by. Others attest that there is no evidence to its efficacy, and that it’s based on a Draconian understanding of the body and health. Colon cleansing...
- Posted September 7, 2016
The Truth About Oil Pulling
Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © August 1, 2013 Perhaps you have heard of it: the Ayurvedic technique of swishing oil in your mouth for 10-20 minutes daily that claims to deliver a litany...
- Posted August 30, 2016
Want Flawless Skin? Ancient Beauty Secrets for Healthy Skin
For years, dermatologists would pooh-pooh the idea of putting vegetable oil directly on the skin. They would cite that the skin was unable to absorb these oils, and therefore unable to derive any real moisturizing benefits. In...
- Posted August 10, 2016
Amalaki: Be Wrinkle-Free in Your Heart
Imagine a fruit that supports: Healthy blood sugar levels Healthy cholesterol levels Healthy blood pressure Healthy arteries Healthy heart function AND protects against the ravages of oxidative stress Oxidative stress is a degenerative process that can damage...
- Posted July 28, 2016
Is Grazing Making you Gain Weight? Yes!
Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © April 11, 2015 According to ancient Ayurveda, eating is best done during daylight hours. Interestingly, science is now suggesting that the most common eating pattern in modern society...
- Posted July 14, 2016
How Sweets Accelerate Aging
How Sweets Accelerate Aging A new study published this month in JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) looked at the average sugar intake of over 31,000 people over a five year period. The findings showed that between...
- Posted June 6, 2016
Bitter is Better
Did you know that we have only one type of receptor for the sweet, sour, salty and savory tastes, but a whopping 25 types of taste receptors to detect the bitter taste? What is up with bitter?...
- Posted February 23, 2016
Can Nasal Breathing Help You Lose Weight?
A study published in the British Medical Journal determined that the primary organ of fat removal in the body is the lungs. (1) In fact, according to the study, when 10kg of fat in the form of...
- Posted February 19, 2016