A Nutritional History of the Potato (& Why It Doesn’t Deserve Its Bad Reputation!)

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 […]

Nutrition as a Prescription for Health

For National Nutrition Month, we partnered with Moms Across America and the Herdell Institute to highlight the use of nutrition as a prescription for health.

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Gerson Therapy Nutrition Necessities

We all know that food and nutrition are an integral component of overall health, but few know why Dr. Gerson chose specific staple foods such as oatmeal, potato, cooked vegetables, carrot juice and apple for the Gerson Therapy. The Gerson diet is all organic and predominantly plant-based with a strong emphasis on generous, high-quality nutrition. The […]

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Gerson Stuffed Winter Squash

INGREDIENTS | Serves 3-4 Purified water 2 acorn squash, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup diced carrot 1 1/2 cup cooked brown rice 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon minced sage 1/2 teaspoon minced thyme 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons lime […]

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Gerson Jicama Tacos

INGREDIENTS | Serves 4 1/2 jicama, peeled, thinly sliced (will make about 8 taco shells) Vegetable assortment of your choice: zucchini, kale, broccoli, bell pepper, tomato, etc. 1/4 red cabbage, shredded 1/2 cup Salsa Verde Cilantro DIRECTIONS Use a mandoline to create even, uniform slices of jicama. Soak jicama slices in purified water for 30 […]

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Non-Toxic Cookware

  On the Gerson Therapy, food IS medicine. In addition to prescribed Gerson juices, patients are encouraged to consume raw and cooked foods in generous quantities. Equally important to what we eat is what we cook with. Common cookware such as non-stick Teflon and aluminum contain toxic chemicals that leach into our food. For example, […]

Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, aiming to educate women on reducing the risk of cervical cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, “about 13,240 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed” in 2018. Cervical cancer was one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women until increased use of […]

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Gerson Holiday Recipes

Make your holiday healthy and vibrant with these delicious Gerson holiday recipes! BUTTERNUT SQUASH WITH APPLES & RAISINS GERSON LENTIL STUFFING VEGGIE LENTIL LOAF SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE MASHED POTATOES & GRAVY  

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The Importance of Soil

  For our Earth Month with the Gerson Institute series, we help you find where to get organic produce, how to start a garden and how to turn your trash into treasure by composting. Now we’re getting our hands dirty to learn more about how the health of our soil directly impacts our own health. Our […]

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Gerson Lentil Stuffing

Gerson Holiday Recipes RECIPE 6-8 Servings Ingredients: 1 cup dried green, brown or French lentils 4 cups purified water or Hippocrates Soup stock 1 bay leaf 3 cups Rye Bread crumbs 1 small yellow onion, diced 3-4 ribs celery, diced 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped thyme 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Directions: Add lentils, 3 cups […]

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