The Gerson Institute has been around for over three decades. As you can imagine, a lot has happened over the years. While some parts of our past will live on only as memories, others we were fortunate enough to capture on video. Recently, we began a project to bring the Gerson Institute’s history back to [...]
by Rita S, August 2012. I am from a little town 25 km North of Barcelona, Spain. I was diagnosed with a hormone-dependent breast cancer in November 2009 called invasive ductal adenocarcinoma; stage II/III, tumor size 2cm. I felt devastated at that moment, and so did my husband, my mother and my sisters. But then [...]
Access to organically-grown food is one of the most vital concerns for anyone following the Gerson Therapy. Without a steady and voluminous supply of organically-grown fruits and vegetables, the Gerson Therapy is impossible. Unfortunately, foods with genetically modified ingredients are growing ever-more ubiquitous. Even foods labeled as “natural” can contain ingredients that are anything but! [...]
Hey there, Gerson Person! Let’s take a moment to touch base with you, and catch you up with what’s happening around the Institute. Mikhaela and Ally are here today to share the top 5 awesome things that they’ve discovered this month, let you know about some fun things coming up, and share a few things [...]
Everything goes pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We are bombarded daily with pink products, armies of pink feather boa-clad women marching in Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure, and “Save the Boobies” bumper stickers. Turn on the TV, and every news anchor has a pink ribbon pinned to their lapel. Football [...]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so in the spirit of awareness-raising, I’d like to make you all a little more aware of what awareness campaigns are actually making you aware of.
Exactly one week ago, we at the Gerson Institute were thrilled as we watched you, our supporters, coming out to support us in the Chase Community Giving Campaign. Over 1,726 of you took the time to vote for Gerson and show your support for natural healing. We were in place to receive a $10,000 grant. [...]
6 hours before the end of the competition, we had seemingly secured a $10,000 grant. Then we received a phone call from Chase, informing us that we had been disqualified, and given no reason why.
It’s no big secret that mercury is highly poisonous, and that exposure to mercury should be avoided at all costs. Why, then, do dentists keep putting mercury fillings in their patient’s teeth? Mercury fillings – sometimes called “silver fillings,” “metal fillings” or “amalgam fillings” – are incredibly toxic. Mercury fillings continuously emit mercury vapor, which [...]
Juice, Coffee Breaks, Rock ‘n Roll! Three weeks ago, Jen Engeran, the Gerson Institute’s chef, wore a Def Leppard t-shirt to work, and was met with tons of compliments from our musically-minded staff. Check out Jen rocking her Def Leppard shirt in the photo above, with Liz in her Gerson tee! Just two days later, [...]