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? [...]
March of 2013 is my one-year anniversary of completing the Gerson Therapy for Lyme disease. And I have to report, so far, so good!
Have you been thinking about trying to get more fit? Do you believe in nutritional healing? Do you believe in the work of the Gerson Institute? Then join us and Run for Real Healing!
This week, Anderson Cooper had an amazing interview with a charismatic fellow with an affinity for giving shout-outs to his favorite foods. No, I’m not talking about his now-viral interview with Charles Ramsey, the McDonalds-loving hero who helped rescue three women from captivity in Cleveland. I’m talking about his interview with Sy Harger, a six-year-old [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The early days of spring are always special here at the Institute, because not only do we welcome a year of new growth, we get ready to celebrate another year in the life of our founder. Today, Charlotte Gerson turns 91! (or, as she might prefer us to say, today is the first anniversary of [...]
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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Happy 2013 to everyone! I know that two of your resolutions are to get fit and help others, right? Well, those two things are my passions, and when I saw an opportunity to help a young Gerson patient out while getting fit I couldn’t pass it up. I know that once you learn about this [...]