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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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    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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    Blood Sugar and Memory

    Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © August 28, 2014 Almost half of adults over age 85 are diagnosed with cognitive issues (1), adding up to 5.2 million Americans that are currently suffering. In 2006,...

    • Posted April 9, 2016
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    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
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    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
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    How to Raise a Fearless, Nature-Knowing Child

    Science tell us that our unconscious mind, which develops during childhood, controls 95 percent of the things we think, do, say and feel. (1) The bottom line is that we all carry childlike unconscious patterns of behavior...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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    Minimize your Cell Phone Radiation Exposure

    All electronics, including cell phones, emit microwave electromagnetic radiation (EMR). Living organisms generate their own electromagnetic field at a cellular, tissue, organ and organism level called a “biofield.” Studies suggest that low dose EMR exposure can slow...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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    10 Reasons to Take Vitamin D This Winter

    During the winter, the sun is too low in the sky for most of the U.S. to get adequate amounts of UVB radiation or vitamin D from it. Many experts believe that, for optimal health, levels should...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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    Herb Profile: Manjistha—Lymph, Skin and Menstrual Support

    Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) is a perennial climber that is perhaps best known as a lymph mover and blood purifier. According to Ayurveda, the lymph (rasa) and blood (rakta) are the first tissues to become congested when the...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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    A True Story of Goop, My Favorite Immunity Booster

    Aaron was an eight-year-old boy whose mom brought him to see me because he was experiencing a series of chronic colds, one right after another. The countless cycles of antibiotics Aaron took only made him worse, and...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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