About Doug Kaufmann

Doug Kaufmann, the host of the popular TV show, Know The Cause, became interested in the subject of fungus as it pertains to disease while working in the area of food allergy.
Doug was a U.S. Navy Medical Corpsman attached to the 7th Marine Division in 1970. Upon coming home from Vietnam in 1971, he had strange symptoms that until the early 1980’s, he thought were related to food allergies. A research paper in 1980 entitled “Antigenically Intact Food Macromolecules Exiting The Gut Lumen” offered insight into the role of the terrain of the intestines in food allergies. As long as the intestines leaked, which is not uncommon, food allergies tend to change as the diet changed. After studying the reason that foods were able to leak through the intestines, Doug saw the role of fungus in provoking both symptoms and diseases. As it turned out, whether it was yeast in alcoholic beverages,  mold by-products of medications like commonly taken antibiotics, or mere fungi like mushrooms,  a link to illness, unknown to physicians, became apparent.
Doug has authored 9 books on the subject of fungus and ill health and each tells of the diets he developed (Phase One-Phase Two-Life Phase) that actually serve to starve the body of parasitic fungi, while simultaneously providing proper nutrition for those following it.  His books expound on the many safe nutritional supplements that have antifungal properties as well as antifungal medications familiar to physicians.
Doug Kaufmann
His media career was launched in the late 1980’s when he began a local radio show in Dallas, TX that became syndicated a few years later.  Radio gave way to television in 1998, when he launched the TV show “Your Health.”  The name changed in 2004 to “Know The Cause.” Thanks to wonderful sponsorship from nutritional and health companies that Doug trusts, the show has become the most widely distributed show of its kind.  Whether viewing it on DISH or DirecTV satellites, independent TV stations throughout America or on networks in the nations largest markets including NY, LA, Chicago, Philadelphia or Dallas, the production team always finds ways to enlighten and educate viewers of the wide range of health problems associated with fungi. 
Whether you’ve come here to read or sign up for his free newsletter, Know This, or to watch his full one-hour daily show anytime at your convenience, we welcome you to Know The Cause! We’re glad you’re here!

Can Doug Answer My Question?

While Doug does not do personal consultations, there is a place on our website where you can suggest show topics. While this does not guarantee your question will get answered, it will give the writers and producers of the show ideas about what our viewers are interested in. Contact us with your suggestions.

Does Doug do Consults?

Unfortunately, Doug does not do personal consults anymore. The responsibilities of running a business and having a daily talk show leave Doug with no time to give consultations. 

However, in addition to the information you can get via the show and books, you can also check out our health blog and recipe section on the website. Also be sure and join us on Facebook!

How to Contact Doug

Due to the volume of response Doug’s books and the Know The Cause television show have generated, it is impossible to contact Doug directly. Doug has decided that the best way to help the maximum amount of people is to educate via various media outlets. In addition to owning and running the Mediatrition business, writing books and occasionally lecturing, Doug must shoot new content for the show on a daily basis. The time constraints inherent with such responsibilities do not permit Doug to give personal consultations anymore.

Where to Find the Show

The Know the Cause Television show is the most viewable health talk show in America. With distribution on Dish TV, Direct TV, Sky Angel and in major markets in New York and Los Angeles, you can always get your daily dose of Doug! Check your local listings for availability. And don’t forget; if you happen to miss a day, you can always find the daily show right here on our website!

However, there a few ways you can interact with Doug and receive information. The first is right here, on knowthecause.com. On our site you will find our blog, where Doug and other contributors make posts on a weekly and sometimes daily basis. You can also sign up for our monthly newsletter right here on our site.. And don’t forget the daily television show! The final way to receive information is through our books, which are for sale on our site. 

The Kaufmann Diet

Doug Kaufmann developed his diet after years studying the clinical effects of pathogenic fungi on the body. Fungi and yeasts can become parasitic organisms on and inside our body, causing health problems that can be difficult to diagnose. Learn more about the Kaufmann Diet, change your life and know the cause.

The Science of Fungus

We encourage all visitors to this site to take some time and study these technical articles prior to initiating lifestyle changes, including dietary changes and to do so with their physician’s awareness and approval. The articles posted in this link are scientific and with few exceptions are taken from medical journals familiar to healthcare workers.

Our Healthy Recipes

Looking for help assembling antifungal Kaufmann Diet approved recipes for breakfast, lunch or dinner? We have several videos, books and recipe write ups here on Know the Cause that will help your health journey. The recipes in this section are so good, you’ll feel like you’re indulging. No sacrifice needed! Enjoy.

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