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Wisdom of the Body

Nov 13, 2020

Dr. John Douillard DC, CAP has authored seven Ayurvedic health books, including bestsellers Eat Wheat and The 3-Season Diet, and is a repeat Dr. Oz Show guest, former NBA nutritionist and creator of—where ancient Ayurvedic wisdom meets modern science. Dr. Douillard provides insights that he’s discovered from decades of clinical practice - including whether wheat and dairy are bad for you, the benefits of seasonal eating, and how the microbiome isn’t just in the gut. Align your diet to nature’s flow and keep your immune system strong.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How wheat and dairy may be able to make your gut immunity stronger. 
  • Humans are cyclical beings, like everything else is in nature. 
  • Insights on strengthening our immune systems and our lungs with breath work / pranayama. 
  • Dr. Douillard's calling to study Ayurveda in India.
  • Ayurveda’s meaning: to live out one’s truth.
  • How 85% of diseases start with our digestion.
  • Rasa: The study of the lymphatic system.
  • The link between the gut and the respiratory system.
  • Why cleansing and detoxification is so important.
  • The importance of nose breathing.
  • Kumbhaka: a breath hold that brings more oxygen from our blood to our tissues.
  • His earlier books: Perfect Health for Kids and Body, Mind and Sport.

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