Total Health

    Fungi are a rum bunch: we can eat some and they are delicious (cèpes, chanterelles, truffles); others are deadly (Deathcap (Amanita phalloides), Avenging angel, Autumn skullcap). Some even make fabulous medicines (Lion’s mane, Turkey tail, Shiitake and Maitake). Delicious cèpes, one of my favorite culinary mushrooms Deadly Autumn skullcap (Galerina marginata), destroyer of livers! Some […]

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    “I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.”  —Woody Allan, Comedian When your Mum passes, it’s a special event in life. Gosh, even if you don’t happen to like her, you can’t get away from the fact that she is your mother; she made you. Did you know […]

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    Telomeres are protective “helmets” found at both ends of your chromosomes. It’s a pivotal part of your base DNA that offers protection from deterioration. Each time your cells divide and replicate, these tiny caps gradually shorten until they disappear entirely. They limit how many times a cell can divide. When the protective benefit of telomeres […]

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    We’ve all seen those couples in a restaurant who seem to argue over their meal. It’s almost always the wife telling her husband that he can’t have this because it’s bad for his heart or he can’t have that because of his blood sugar. I bet most of us feel sorry for the husband. Not […]

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    In the pursuit of easier methods to quit smoking cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) roared onto the scene ten years ago. These devices are hand-held and run on a battery. They heat the liquid (a combination of oils, flavors, water, and so forth) to a vapor so it can be inhaled. While countless studies have been […]

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    In the year 2000, approximately 1-in-150 children were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The last year for which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has data is 2012 and that number is now 1-in-68 children and becoming more prevalent by the year. An almost 8% climb in twelve years is the […]

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    Gallstones are hard deposits that form in your gallbladder when there is an imbalance in the substances that form bile. Cholesterol, bile salts, and bilirubin (the waste material formed as your red blood cells break down) are the building blocks of bile. As the liver produces bile, it’s stored in this small organ. In the […]

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    When you suffer from chronic pain, it’s hard to focus on anything else. All the areas of your life feel the impact of pain that never ends. From your sleep to your ability to work to relationships with your loved ones…pain colors all of it with a broad brush. Chronic pain can be the result […]

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    (what are boppers?—OK I just brought it in to mean: people not as old as us boomers!) One of my favorite medical institutes in the world is the Karolinska in Stockholm, Sweden. Viv and I were there only last year! The reason they command a lot of my respect is they are paid by the […]

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    Those of you who have read my book Cancer Research Secrets will know I am a big supporter of beta-glucans. They are among the most powerful remedial medicines known. There was a time when one of the only reliable ways to heal disease and (in particular) cancer was from mushrooms – such as the fantastic […]

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    Before I talk about the incredible health benefits of fasting, let me be clear. I’m not talking about starvation. I’m not talking about some sort of eating fad. This is not a “lose weight quick” strategy! Yes, you’ll likely drop a few pounds if you fast but that shouldn’t be the primary goal. You already […]

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    Lowering calories and feeling great never tasted so good! Last week saw the launch of my new line of Dr. Keith’s Own nutritional drinks. We went out with the chocolate (Yum!) But now we have brought on stream the vanilla (my favorite) and strawberry. These shakes are just about the tastiest and healthiest protein foods […]

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    My name has been associated with the best-researched data in holistic medicine for over 40 years. I am proud to have been at the leading edge. In all that time, I have resisted the urge to produce my own products for consumption, being satisfied merely to point my readers in the direction of good stuff! […]

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    What Makes You Drunk But Isn’t Alcohol? Alcohol and drug abuse can lead to depression and the reverse is also true. General thought impairment can make it difficult to pinpoint which happens first – the substance abuse or the depression. Removing drugs and alcohol from your life will enable you to think clearly and assess […]

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