The Gerson Institute came from humble beginnings in San Diego, CA, with only Charlotte Gerson and a telephone. In the 30+ years since its founding, the Gerson Institute has grown into an organization with a far-reaching global presence. Each year, the Gerson Institute’s Education Team answers thousands of phone calls and emails, assists hundreds of […]
We know there is a great and ever-increasing need for Gerson practitioners. More patients than ever are beginning the Gerson Therapy from home, rather than at a clinic, and need oversight, guidance and qualified medical advice from someone fully trained and certified in the therapy. We’ve decided to make training new Gerson practitioners a priority here at the Institute, and we know it will be a great investment in the future of the Gerson Therapy. Our eventual goal is to have at least one Gerson practitioner in every state, and on every continent!
This article about Nima Najafi’s path to recovery from multiple sclerosis on the Gerson Therapy originally appeared in the Gerson Institute’s quarterly newsletter, Healing News. Nima Najafi was born in Teheran, Iran, a few months before the Iran-Iraq war began. His family left for Germany for eight years to escape war, finally immigrating to Los […]
My father’s birthday is December 8th. There was a time, about 12 years ago, when we weren’t sure he would see any more birthdays, let alone important milestones in our life. He had undergone surgery, radiation, and chemo with no success and the next step, said the doctors, was high-dose chemo to prolong what […]
My journey with the Gerson patients I call the “Silent Warriors” started back in 2014, when I decided to dedicate one year of bike riding to help raise money for Gerson patients. I learned about the Gerson Therapy during my mother’s battle with pancreatic cancer. We came across the Gerson Therapy too late for my […]
A free e-book featuring recipes and tips for having a fun, safe and non-toxic summer. Featuring essays on sun safety, all-natural bug repellent and soothing skin irritation–plus 4 brand-new recipes approved for use on the Gerson Therapy!
I’ve celebrated Mother’s Day for over thirty years, but I’d never once given a thought to how the holiday started. Part of me always wondered if it was secretly invented by Hallmark as a way to sell greeting cards. As it turns out, the truth is far more intriguing… especially for those of us […]
This cauliflower dish is a favorite among the staff at the Gerson Institute. It consists of cauliflower slow-cooked using Dr. Gerson’s method, topped with a creamy, slightly-sweet carrot sauce.
We were incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of a very special Gerson person last week. Jess Ainscough, the Wellness Warrior, passed away last week after living with a rare type of cancer called epithelioid sarcoma for the past seven years. Jess opened her heart and life to the world, sharing the ups and […]
It’s good to remember that food is medicine – but I think we’ve all felt the healing power of a good night’s sleep, too!