Dr John Douillard, Author at Ayurveda | Everyday Ayurveda - Page 4 of 8

All posts by Dr John Douillard

  • Bitter is Better By H. Zell - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10702200
    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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  • 3 Ways Your Body Will Naturally Keep You Healthy this Winter

    It is hard to ignore the fact that seasonal foods have been feeding us since the beginning of our evolution and, as a result, our health depends greatly on a diet that changes with each season. We...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Vitamin D3: D is for Deficient

    This post originally published on LifeSpa.com December 7, 2013. I regularly ask my patients if they are taking vitamin D. More often than not, they respond by telling me that they get plenty of sun! In a...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • Change Stress to Joy in One Minute

    During the holidays our “joy” is sometimes overshadowed by the stress and strain of the holiday season.  In this newsletter, I’ve included a short instructional video on what I like to call “The One Minute Meditation.” Watch...

    • Posted December 25, 2015
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