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Gerson Basics San Diego

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Early Bird Special: $100 off until December 31st! Next class is February 19-21 in San Diego.

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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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 […]

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How to Do a Clay Pack

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This article originally appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of the Gerson Institute’s quarterly newsletter, the Healing News. Clay might provide us with the earliest example of using the earth’s resources to solve medical problems. When placed on the skin, clay draws out toxins to the outside surface of the clay (adsorption). These toxins then […]

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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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The Dirty Secrets of Feminine Hygiene Products

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    Women’s Voices for the Environment released a report this year called “Chem Fatale” that examined the toxicity of various feminine hygiene products. They found that tampons, pads and other feminine hygiene products contain a number of unwanted chemicals and pesticides, and can be detrimental to women’s health. I know menstruation—and the vagina, generally—is […]

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Holiday Sale!

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Use the promo code “thanks” for 20% off all orders through December 31st. All purchases support our mission and programs!

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4 Better Menstrual Products to Replace Your Toxic Tampons

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  Last week, we looked at the nasty chemicals lurking in feminine hygiene products. Today, let’s talk about what kinds of menstrual products you can use to replace the standard drugstore products that contain those troubling substances. There is virtually no good reason to use douches, wipes or deodorants; they do more harm than good! […]

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Gerson Basics Online

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Watch our most recent Gerson Basics class online, anytime you want!

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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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