I first met Marie, one of the protagonists of my upcoming documentary The Food Cure, in the sunny courtyard of the licensed Gerson clinic in Mexico. We had spoken on the phone once before, and she greeted me with a big, radiant smile. I was expecting someone who looked and acted “sick,” but it struck […]
Guest post by Sarah Mabrouk I spent a good part of my career as a journalist, covering news stories in the Middle East. I reported on the Iraq war, the withdrawal from Gaza, the war in Lebanon, Ahmedinejad’s rise to power in Iran, the election win of Hamas in the Palestinian territories, and many […]
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After trying all the other trendy diets, Jon decided to try a full-body restoration–with weight loss just a secondary benefit!
In 2010, Marcia Schaefer’s “perfect” year ended with a dual diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer and malignant melanoma, which had spread to her lungs and lymph nodes. Newly married, and with a 4-month-old baby, Marcia had a lot to fight for. Marcia chose to heal herself with the Gerson Therapy–and emerged victorious from her […]
Nothing ushers in the fall season like pumpkins. I’ve always seen them as the mascot of autumn, bright and festive and fun – not to mention delicious and packed full of nutrition. A cup of cooked pumpkin is loaded with vitamins A and C and is a powerhouse of potassium. Like carrots and butternut squash, […]
Good news, health nuts! This month, the FDA announced that they will be instituting a ban on trans fats, removing them from their list of ingredients that are “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS). The New York Times reported that this “means companies would have to prove that such oils are safe to eat, a high […]
Pink ribbons pop up on every sellable product imaginable every October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, supposedly “for the cure.” And yet, the organizations that sell them are no closer to finding a cure than they were 20 years ago. In fact, the diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer in women under 40 continues to increase […]
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