Potatoes

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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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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Making Peace With My Dad’s Choice Not to Do the Gerson Therapy

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For almost a decade, I’ve followed a plant-based vegan diet. Throughout my early twenties I encouraged friends and family to change their diets, and many did, after seeing improvements I’d made to my own physical health and positive state of mind. When I was 24, I volunteered at The Gerson Institute. I knew immediately that [...]

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Juicing Tip: What to Do When Granny Smith Apples Are Out of Season

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The two main juices for the Gerson Therapy, the Gerson green juice and carrot-apple juice, share a common ingredient: granny smith apples. But at this time of year, they’re out of season, and can be particularly hard to find organic. Coincidentally, it’s also around this time of year that our Education Team starts to get [...]

8 Natural Remedies for Itchy and Irritated Skin

8 Natural Remedies for Itchy and Irritated Skin

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Our staff’s favorite remedies for itchy and irritated skin. These are all totally natural and straight from nature – no lotions, potions or mysterious added ingredients.

6 herbs that naturally repel mosquitoes, fleas and other biting bugs

6 Herbs That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes and Fleas

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Lay off the OFF! This summer, and try these 6 natural bug repellents you can grow in your own garden.

Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About The Gerson Therapy?

QUIZ! How Much Do You Really Know About The Gerson Therapy?

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So you consider yourself pretty knowledgeable about the Gerson Therapy. Maybe you’ve seen a few documentaries about the Gerson Therapy, perused our website, or read one of the books. But can you pass our quiz? Warning: stumpers ahead!  

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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 [...]

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A Mother’s Journey: Healing Cancer With The Gerson Therapy

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With Mother’s Day coming up, we wanted to share a story of healing that you helped make possible – combined, of course, with the amazing determination, courage and perseverance of Maria and her family.

In 2012, Maria had a traumatic surgery to remove a cancerous tumor surrounding her colon. Her doctors said she would die without chemotherapy and radiation. Maria had already experienced the devastating toxic effects of chemotherapy in her previous battle with breast cancer, twelve years earlier. She felt that, this time, there had to be a better way.

Fortunately, her family discovered the Gerson Therapy online, and she began to follow the Gerson Therapy at home.

"The soil is our external metabolism. It must be free of herbicides and pesticides, or the body cannot heal." - Dr. Max Gerson

26 Easy Ways Gerson Persons Can Help Support a Healthier Planet

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