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About Dr John Douillard

Dr. John Douillard, DC, CAP, is a globally recognized leader in the fields of natural health, Ayurveda, and sports medicine. He is the creator of LifeSpa.com, the leading Ayurvedic health and wellness resource on the web. LifeSpa.com is evolving the way Ayurveda is understood around the world, with over 700 articles and videos proving ancient wisdom with modern science. Dr. John is the former Director of Player Development for the New Jersey Nets NBA team, author of 6 books, a repeat guest on the Dr. Oz show, and featured in Woman’s World Magazine, Huffington Post, Yoga Journal and dozens of other publications. He directs LifeSpa, the 2013 Holistic Wellness Center of the year, in Boulder, CO. For more information visit www.lifespa.com.
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    Euphoria: Get the Rush without the Risk

    In my first book, Body, Mind, and Sport, I discussed techniques to experience the co-existence of opposites, also referred to as the zone or the flow during exercise. I called it “the hurricane effect”– the principle by...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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    What the Hell Should We Eat Anyway?

    It seems we never run out of new diets in America. Ten years ago when I wrote The 3-Season Diet, I listed the many crazy, yoyo, unsustainable diets we have endured over the years. Today, while one...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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    Moody Painful Menstrual Cycle?

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © 2017 My female patients often express concerns about their menstrual cycles. Many of them are confused. They have gotten the message that it is normal to feel some...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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    Oranges Are Awesome – Here’s Why.

    While oranges have been given a bad rap in the press lately because of their sugar content, new research is showing that the fresh fruit – not the store bought juice – may deliver a wealth of...

    • Posted December 27, 2016
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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 December 18, 2016
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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 December 11, 2016
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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 December 4, 2016
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    Fermented Foods and Ayurveda

    “Fermented Foods and Ayurveda” reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard. A common belief is that fermented foods and Ayurveda should be avoided…and that foods like alcohol, cheese and pickled veggies are considered tamasic, or dulling to...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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    3 Tips for Happy, Stress Free Holidays

    “3 Tips for Happy, Stress Free Holidays” reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © The holidays are not always full of joy and good tidings! While we all have the best intentions, often the holidays...

    • Posted November 20, 2016
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    Coffee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ayurvedic Perspective

    “Coffee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ayurvedic Perspective” reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC In recent years, we have seen an astonishing amount of research being published touting the health benefits of coffee. The...

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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