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All posts by Dr John Douillard

About Dr John Douillard

John Douillard DC has published over 200 health videos and articles that are available on his website. He has written six books, numerous health DVDs and CDs and has formulated his own line of organic health care products. He is the former Director of Player Development for the New Jersey Nets NBA team. He directs the LifeSpa Ayurvedic Retreat Center in Boulder, CO where he lives with his wife and six children. www.LifeSpa.com
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    What is Ayurveda?

    Have you ever wondered, “What is Ayurveda?” Would you love to have an amazing answer to that question when your friends or family ask you? We can answer this question by observing the world around us with...

    • Posted June 29, 2014
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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 June 13, 2014
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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 June 1, 2014
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    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 the years 2005 and...

    • Posted May 19, 2014
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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 May 14, 2014
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    Moody Painful Menstrual Cycle?

    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 degree of mood swings and physical discomfort during their periods,...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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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 April 30, 2014
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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 April 23, 2014
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    Beauty Secrets for Healthy Skin

    For years, dermatologists would pooh-pooh the idea of putting vegetable oil directly on the skin, citing that the skin was unable to absorb these oils, and therefore unable to derive any real moisturizing benefits. In Ayurveda, certain...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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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 March 28, 2014
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