Yoga Talk Podcast 39: Gluten, Ayurveda, & Science with Dr. John Douillard

with Yoga International

Kat and Kyle talk with Dr. John Douillard about wheat and answer common questions such as: Is it good for you? Is it bad for you? Do elimination diets work? (and many more). 

  • Dr. John Douillard's story
  • Why he feels elimination diets sometimes fall short
  • History of the human diet
  • Why Dr. Douillard wrote Eat Wheat
  • Ancient wheat versus modern wheat
  • Is gluten bad for you? 
  • Connections between digestion, the health of the lymphatic system, and diabetes
  • Treating the symptoms versus the cause 
  • But wait…what is gluten anyway? 
  • The value of eating foods when they're in season  
  • If someone has a food sensitivity, how do they break the cycle?
  • The five spices that help us reboot digestive strength
  • Some history (and thoughts) on soy
  • What is an anti-nutrient? How do we make anti-nutrients easier to digest?
  • And more!

Learn more about Dr. John Douillard's book here 

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