Charlotte

Checking in with Charlotte Gerson

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Charlotte Gerson celebrated her 92nd birthday this March, and we received hundreds of absolutely delightful messages of support and celebration. However, as Charlotte continues to advance further into her nineties, we have also begun to hear more and more from people inquiring about her health. So, we thought we would share an update about how […]

Where to Start? With the Basics, of Course!

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A variety of adjectives can be used to describe the Gerson Therapy: healthy, detoxifying, natural, organic…and so on. But if you ask a Gerson patient just beginning to learn about the therapy and set up their home, you might find that another word comes to their mind first: overwhelming! While you can certainly learn a […]

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Check Out Our Newly-Redesigned Newsletter, Healing News (& Download a Free Issue)!

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The old Healing News The new Healing News! Since 1984, the Gerson Institute has published the Healing News, our organization’s newsletter, designed to keep Gerson patients and donors connected with the Institute. This month, we rolled out a brand-new redesign! Up until this month, our newsletter was 12 pages long, published bimonthly, and mailed out […]

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Video: The 4 Components of the Gerson Therapy

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The Gerson Therapy is an extremely complex and comprehensive treatment, and taking it all in at once can be a little overwhelming! When we teach classes about the Gerson Therapy, we break it down into these bite-sized pieces to make it easier to learn and remember everything. If you break it down to the very […]

Exercise Alone Isn’t Enough… You Need Nutrition, Too!

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October 20, 2012. That’s the day I got a call that my uncle was unconscious in the hospital. He had suffered a heart attack while out jogging the day before. No one would have ever expected that would be the last run he would ever go on. You see, my uncle was a modern-day athletic […]

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Six Courageous Cancer Patients. One Radical Choice.

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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 […]

Sarah Mahbrouk

Why I’m Making a Documentary About the Gerson Therapy

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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 […]

The Gerson Institute is moving

The Gerson Institute is Moving!

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We have a new home! Please bear with us for a few days while we move and get settled in

Gerson Basics San Diego October 2014

Gerson Basics San Diego

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The next class is October 23-25 in San Diego. Enjoy learning all about cooking, juicing, the diet, supplementation, coffee enemas and more!

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Trans Fats Are Out! FDA Deems Trans Fats Unsafe at Any Level of Consumption

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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 […]

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