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Why We Need More Gerson Practitioners

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We know there is a great and ever-increasing need for Gerson practitioners. More patients than ever are beginning the Gerson Therapy from home, rather than at a clinic, and need oversight, guidance and qualified medical advice from someone fully trained and certified in the therapy. We’ve decided to make training new Gerson practitioners a priority here at the Institute, and we know it will be a great investment in the future of the Gerson Therapy. Our eventual goal is to have at least one Gerson practitioner in every state, and on every continent!

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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 […]

"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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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? […]

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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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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 […]

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