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If You're Gluten Free, You May Not Have to Be


Although eliminating wheat and dairy from your diet may help ease your symptoms, it is a temporary solution.

Air Date: 10/15/20
Duration: 28:52
Host: David Friedman, ND, DC
Guest Bio: Dr. John Douillard, DC, CAP
Dr. John Douillard, DC, CAP, is a globally recognized leader in the fields of natural health, Ayurveda, and sports medicine. He is the creator of, the leading Ayurvedic health and wellness resource on the web with over 6 million views on YouTube. is evolving the way Ayurveda is understood around the world, with over 1000 articles and videos proving ancient wisdom with modern science.

Dr. John is the former Director of Player Development and nutrition expert for the New Jersey Nets NBA team, bestselling author of 7 health books, a repeat guest on the Dr. Oz Show, and featured in USA Today, LA Times, and dozens of other national publications. He has been in practice for over 30 years and has seen over 100,000 patients.

Dr. John directs LifeSpa, the 2013 Holistic Wellness Center of the year in Boulder, CO.
  • Book Title: Eat Wheat: A Scientific and Clinically-Proven Approach to Safely Bringing Wheat and Dairy Back Into Your Diet
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If You're Gluten Free, You May Not Have to Be
In his book, Eat Wheat, Dr. John Douillard, a former NBA nutrition expert and creator of, addresses the underlying cause of the gluten-free epidemic.

Dr. Douillard explains that after 3.4 million years of eating wheat and only 500,000 years of hunting meat, humans are actually genetically better equipped to eat wheat than meat.

He also discusses how a breakdown in digestion has damaged the intestinal wall and leaked undigested foods and environmental toxins into the body’s lymphatic system, causing “grain brain” symptoms and food allergies.

Although eliminating wheat and dairy from your diet may help your symptoms, it is a temporary solution. Eat Wheat addresses the root cause: the inability to digest well and break down harmful pollutants and toxins that can lead to more serious health concerns.

Listen as Dr. Douillard joins Dr. Friedman to share his research and why you might be able to add wheat back into your diet.