Free recipe e-book: The Gerson Guide to the Holidays

Free Recipe E-book: The Gerson Guide to the Holidays

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  Are you getting ready for the holiday season? We certainly are! Today we are happy to present a brand-new free e-book: The Gerson Guide to the Holidays! Gerson staff members Liz Cook and Alexandra Bacaj were inspired to write this book by the many courageous Gerson patients who chose to heal naturally and who […]

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A Nutritional History of the Potato (& Why It Doesn’t Deserve Its Bad Reputation!)

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Many people are surprised to learn that potatoes play such an important role in the Gerson diet. Through no fault of their own, potatoes have gotten a bad reputation nutritionally. If the most popular way to eat kale involved being deep-fried, covered in salt and doused with preservatives – well, even kale’s reputation might suffer […]

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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 […]

The Great Pumpkin

The Great Pumpkin Harvest Rice Recipe

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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, […]

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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 […]

Citrus Dill Vinaigrette

Recipe: Triple Citrus Dill Vinaigrette Dressing with Apple Cider Vinegar

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This citrus dill vinaigrette is one of our go-to salad dressing recipes; we often serve it at the Gerson buffet lunch at the Gerson Basics Workshop and here at the Institute during lunchtime. Last week, we posted 8 Amazing Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar on our blog. In addition to a number of creative ways […]

8 amazing uses for apple cider vinegar

8 Amazing Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

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If you only use apple cider vinegar on your salad, you’re seriously underestimating its potential. Raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar (often abbreviated as ACV) can be used in so many ways that by the end of this article you may start keeping a bottle in every room of your house, not just the fridge! You […]

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Recipe: Zesty Beet & Watercress Salad

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Our Beet and Watercress Salad pairs soft, cooked beets and onions with raw watercress, all topped off with tangy lemon juice. This recipe, while simple, contains two awesomely detoxifying ingredients: beets and watercress. Beets contain phyochemicals called betalains, which have great anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Watercress is also an incredibly healthy food packed with phytonutrients, […]

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Peppermint: A Healthy Herbal Tea for the Holidays

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Everyone has their holiday rituals, and many of us have certain holiday foods that occupy a special place in our hearts. I wish I could say that mine was butternut squash soup or another healthy, hearty dish. But, no. As a teenager growing up in Washington, DC with a certain ubiquitous corporate coffee shop on […]

Baguettes

Gluten Gluttons: How Gluten Affects Your Digestive Health

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I remember growing up when my mother would bake homemade breads. Our family would devour a whole loaf within a few hours, and she would need to make another to replace it. The enthralling scent which wafted from the oven, the cozy feeling of a warm, full stomach after a few slices, and the rich […]

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