Chocolate: From Bean to Bar


Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 18 seconds It’s hard to say “no” to chocolate when the research is so compelling. There are so many studies touting the health benefits of dark chocolate and cacao. (1) Cacao comes from the species of theobroma, or “food of the gods,” and has been consumed as far back […]

Dr. Douillard’s Digest Vol. 8: Common Deficiencies Podcast

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To Listen Online: (AUDIO ONLY): Visit:  Volume 8: Common Deficiencies Podcast Download the mp3: Air Date: Varies throughout compilation Playtime: 55 mins Download mp3 (right-click here and select ‘save’)   Related Articles: Vitamin D: How to Choose the Right One Protein Deficiency: The Hidden Signs Calcium and Heart Health 40% Are Vitamin B12 Deficient. Are You?  10 Reasons […]

Hiring: LifeSpa Customer Service Rep & Research/Writing Assistant

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LifeSpa is looking for an outstanding Customer Service Representative who will intelligently, efficiently and compassionately support our customers with their general inquiries about (but not limited to) the products, their orders and/or refunds, process new orders and scheduling inquiries. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented, able to handle a high volume of calls and multi-task. […]

Science Confirms Ayurvedic Knowledge of Brain-Lymph Connection

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Average Reading Time: 2 minute and 32 seconds According to Ayurveda, the lymphatic system is the very first system evaluated and treated in the body, and as a result, an understanding and treatment for the lymph has been in place and time-tested for literally thousands of years. In the West, however, the lymph was typically […]

Coffee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ayurvedic Perspective

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Average Reading Time: 8 minutes and 51 seconds In recent years, we have seen an astonishing amount of research being published touting the health benefits of coffee. The question is: do these studies negate the health risks reported in studies past? We know that caffeine consumption is highly prevalent in our culture; studies between 2001 […]

Iodine Doses for Optimal Benefits

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 38 seconds Iodine is an essential trace element, recognized for its cornucopia of important health benefits, including the traditional role it plays in the production of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4. Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism and energy production throughout the body and, in turn, affect core body temperature, […]