100: Ayurvedic Cooking with Divya Alter

June 1, 2020 | 74 minutes, 52 secondsDownload In this podcast, Dr. John interviews Divya Alter, Ayurvedic chef, author of What to Eat for How You Feel: The New Ayurvedic Kitchen, and co-founder of the restaurant Divya’s Kitchen NYC. Dive Deeper Body Type Quiz 3-Season Diet Guides Fruit: Ayurvedic Food Combining Guidelines Cooking Part 1:…

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The Dangers of a Gluten-Free Diet

Gluten-Free Diet: Fad or Fix? In recent years, the gluten-free diet has become incredibly fashionable. However, 98% of the population is NOT diagnosed with gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, or wheat allergy. For the majority of us, going gluten-free might actually do more harm than good!   Before you go gluten-free, please read this article.  Gluten + Wheat Build Immunity  The Hygiene Hypothesis, or hormesis, is…

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Build a Better Brain with Ayurveda | John Douillard’s LIfeSpa

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Are Your Emotions Making You Sick?

Do you find yourself holding onto old or destructive mental patterns? According to Ayurveda, toxic emotions, known as mental ama, are created as a means of self-preservation. Such tendencies can create destructive behavioral patterns that can linger for a lifetime. But you do not have to let your past control your present!  According to Ayurveda these destructive behavior…

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Two Amazing Fruits For Cardiovascular Health | John Douillard’s LifeSpa

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Get The Energy You Need to Sleep with Ashwagandha

Do you have trouble sleeping?  It seems logical to assume that difficulty falling asleep is caused by excess energy. Based on this logic, sedation would offer a remedy. While sedatives do sometimes work, they often leave you groggy and foggy in the morning, or they just stop working over time.  In this article, I make the…

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Is Your Bedtime Affecting Your Weight, Mood + Energy?

Sleep: Let’s Get Back to Basics  Years ago, when I was touring with Deepak Chopra giving Ayurvedic consultations and lectures in different cities, I had a patient who complained of waking up with a headache every morning. I gave him an herbal protocol and three months later, I returned to his town. I saw him…

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The Stress-Lymph Connection: Balance Cortisol with Ayurveda

Lymphatic Damage Caused by Stress  In today’s society, many folks find themselves with a hectic, never-ending, highly stressful to-do list that never seems to get shorter. It is rare to find a person who considers themselves “stress-free.” If left unchecked, consistent stress can have a devastating effect on the adrenals, your digestive microbes, your brain,…

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Ashwagandha Mimics Calorie Restriction | John Douillard’s LifeSpa

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Do Humans Have A Mating Season?

Spring Fever? Do you think human beings are made to mate at a certain time of year? Throughout nature, we see seasonal breeding as part of species survival. Most animals are forced to mate in the summer-fall, in order to give birth in the spring. Mating during late fall or winter would push birthing into…

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