Upcoming Changes for the Gerson Institute

The Gerson Institute came from humble beginnings in San Diego, CA, with only Charlotte Gerson and a telephone. In the 30+ years since its founding, the Gerson Institute has grown into an organization with a far-reaching global presence. Each year, the Gerson Institute’s Education Team answers thousands of phone calls and emails, assists hundreds of […]

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Disease as Miracle: Multiple Sclerosis, the Healing Reminder and the Gerson Therapy

This article about Nima Najafi’s path to recovery from multiple sclerosis on the Gerson Therapy originally appeared in the Gerson Institute’s quarterly newsletter, Healing News. Nima Najafi was born in Teheran, Iran, a few months before the Iran-Iraq war began. His family left for Germany for eight years to escape war, finally immigrating to Los […]

Ned & Bree’s Story: Why Life, Moments and People Are More Important Than Cookies

  My father’s birthday is December 8th. There was a time, about 12 years ago, when we weren’t sure he would see any more birthdays, let alone important milestones in our life. He had undergone surgery, radiation, and chemo with no success and the next step, said the doctors, was high-dose chemo to prolong what […]

Silent Warriors: Butch's year-long fundraiser for Gerson patients

Silent Warriors: Biking 2,400 Miles in Support of Gerson Patients

My journey with the Gerson patients I call the “Silent Warriors” started back in 2014, when I decided to dedicate one year of bike riding to help raise money for Gerson patients. I learned about the Gerson Therapy during my mother’s battle with pancreatic cancer. We came across the Gerson Therapy too late for my […]

Ann Marie Reeves (left) and Anna Marie Jarvis (right)

The Forgotten History of Mother’s Day: A Celebration of Health Activism

  I’ve celebrated Mother’s Day for over thirty years, but I’d never once given a thought to how the holiday started. Part of me always wondered if it was secretly invented by Hallmark as a way to sell greeting cards. As it turns out, the truth is far more intriguing… especially for those of us […]

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Recipe: Cauliflower with Carrot Sauce

Recipe: Cauliflower with Carrot Sauce

This cauliflower dish is a favorite among the staff at the Gerson Institute. It consists of cauliflower slow-cooked using Dr. Gerson’s method, topped with a creamy, slightly-sweet carrot sauce.

In Memory of Jess Ainscough, the Wellness Warrior

We were incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of a very special Gerson person last week. Jess Ainscough, the Wellness Warrior, passed away last week after living with a rare type of cancer called epithelioid sarcoma for the past seven years. Jess opened her heart and life to the world, sharing the ups and […]

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6 Tips for Getting More Sleep

It’s good to remember that food is medicine – but I think we’ve all felt the healing power of a good night’s sleep, too!

Free recipe e-book: The Gerson Guide to the Holidays

Free Recipe E-book: The Gerson Guide to the Holidays

  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 and Ally were inspired to write this book by the many courageous Gerson patients who chose to heal naturally and who have persevered […]

Carrie’s Story: Overcoming Breast Cancer with the Gerson Therapy

  In 2009, when I was 31 years old and still nursing my one-year-old daughter, I found a lump in my breast. Then, I learned that I was pregnant again. I just knew something was wrong inside of me. Soon afterwards, I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer, and I underwent multiple surgeries and […]

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