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 [...]
Have you been thinking about trying to get more fit? Do you believe in nutritional healing? Do you believe in the work of the Gerson Institute? Then join us and Run for Real Healing!
Once upon a time, in 2002, our Gerson Basics Workshop was just a small seminar with 20 participants, held at the lunch tables in the Gerson Institute’s dining room. Today, it has expanded exponentially; nearly 300 people take the class each time. Now, in addition to offering the Gerson Basics Workshop for people to attend [...]
Ever wonder how you’d react if you lost the person closest to you? Meet Randy Clemens, who has turned his personal tragedy into a life-saving opportunity for 18-year-old Jonathan Hernandez. When Randy Clemens learned that his mother’s lymphoma had returned, and in a more aggressive form, he didn’t shut down or give up. He [...]
It’s Anita Wilson’s 10th Anniversary as Executive Director of the Gerson Institute. Here’s How We Surprised Her!
Our Executive Director’s leaving for lunch doesn’t usually spark so much nervous speculation and nervous energy from the staff. The old adage “while the cat’s away, the mice will play” doesn’t often apply at the Gerson Institute. We’ve all got too much work to do! But May 16th was special. We were secretly preparing to [...]
The early days of spring are always special here at the Institute, because not only do we welcome a year of new growth, we get ready to celebrate another year in the life of our founder. Today, Charlotte Gerson turns 91! (or, as she might prefer us to say, today is the first anniversary of [...]
International registration ends September 19th! Take our Gerson Basics Workshop online, from the comfort of your own home.
And the winner is… you! You may remember, a few months back, I was raising funds for a Sy Harger, a six year old boy with a rare condition called eosiniphilic esophagitis, who is on the Gerson Therapy. If you don’t recall my last post, let me catch you up to speed! My name is [...]
Happy 2013 to everyone! I know that two of your resolutions are to get fit and help others, right? Well, those two things are my passions, and when I saw an opportunity to help a young Gerson patient out while getting fit I couldn’t pass it up. I know that once you learn about this [...]