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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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    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 October 8, 2016
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    Hello Pasta! How to Digest Gluten

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © October 30, 2014 Idea 1. Digesting Gluten Gluten is a hard-to-digest protein that should be broken down in the stomach by a powerful acid called HCL (hydrochloric acid),...

    • Posted October 1, 2016
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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