4 Alternative Menstrual Products to Replace

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! […]


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 […]

Ask the Doctor: Gallbladder Removal, Food Allergies and Probiotics

Ask the Doctor: Food Allergies, Probiotics and Doing the Therapy Without a Gallbladder

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Ask the Doctor is a regular column in the Gerson Institute’s bimonthly newsletter, the Healing News. Our staff collects questions that we receive about the Gerson Therapy, and pose them to the Gerson Institute’s medical director, Dr. Kayla Smith, ND. Q: What do I do if I am allergic to foods on the Gerson diet? […]


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 […]


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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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.

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.

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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 […]


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 […]


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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