The Gerson Institute Launches The Gerson Therapy Cookbook

Developed by Gerson chefs, the new Gerson Therapy Cookbook is the most comprehensive and accurate cooking guide in Gerson Institute history – it’s like having a Gerson chef in your kitchen!

On the Gerson Therapy, food is medicine. Each bite brings healing closer, but we know it can be a challenge to adjust to this new diet and leave favourite foods behind. That’s why we thoughtfully crafted each recipe with love and care to make sure your Gerson Therapy meals taste good and feel good. With this cookbook, patients become empowered with the knowledge and principles of cooking the Gerson way so they can create variety with their own personalised recipes. Read More

11 Reasons Why Flu Shots Are More Dangerous Than The Flu Itself

If You Know Anyone Considering A Flu Shot This Year, Show Them This

The verdict is out on flu shots. Many medical experts now agree it is more important to protect yourself and your family from the flu vaccine than the flu itself.

Every year the pharmaceutical industry, medical experts and the mainstream media work hard to convince us to get vaccinated against the flu.

But we’re not being told the whole story.

What we don’t hear, are cases about the adverse reactions or about the toxic chemicals being injected into us.

11 Reasons Why Flu Shots Are More Dangerous Than The Flu Itself
1. The Flu Shot Actually Makes You Sick To Begin With

Have you ever noticed how vaccinated children get sick almost immediately following a vaccination?

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Salvatore Iaconesi: What Happened When I Open-Sourced My Brain Cancer

When artist Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he refused to be a passive patient — which, he points out, means “one who waits.” So he hacked his brain scans, posted them online, and invited a global community to pitch in on a “cure.” This sometimes meant medical advice, and it sometimes meant art, music, emotional support — from more than half a million people. Read More

New Low-Calorie Rice Cooking Method Could Cut 60% Of The Calories Your Body Absorbs

Rice is the staple of a variety of cuisines around the world. Yet diets that restrict carbohydrates (Atkins) advise against rice, while other diets praise rice as the perfect carbohydrate for energy. A recent study presented at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has revealed that a certain heating and cooking method for rice can cut the number of calories our bodies absorb by 50 to 60 percent.

“Because obesity is a growing health problem, especially in many developing countries, we wanted to find food-based solutions,” Sudhair A.

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‘Less Meat, Less Heat’: Could Changing Your Diet Save The Planet?

When we choose the types of foods that we eat, we are often thinking about what would be the healthiest choices for our bodies.

While this is perfectly acceptable and the best thing we can be doing for our own health, it is also important to consider the impact our food choices are having on the planet.

The agricultural industry is the biggest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the world, accounting for between 19-29% off all global greenhouse gas emissions. Livestock production (including transportation and feed) accounts for a staggering 80% of the sector’s emissions. That’s more than the emissions for all planes, trucks, cars and boats combined!

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No Matter Where: The Documentary

Each year 200,000 people die from medical errors in American hospitals. There are a number of reasons for these mistakes, but everyone agrees the number would be much lower if doctors shared records. In this Internet age, we assume doctors anywhere can pull up our charts, but the truth is most have no way to do this.

At first glance, it might be an obvious conclusion that since many clinical practices use computers to record information and to look up past records, and since hospitals also use computers to look up information, these clinical practices must be exchanging data among themselves and among hospitals in the region. Read More

A World Without Cancer — The Story Of Vitamin B-17 by G Edward Griffin

This 1974 documentary by G. Edward Griffin explains the hypothesis that cancer is a ”deficiency disease” that is brought about by the absence of Nitrilocides from Vitamin B-17 in people’s diets, and it shows evidence that a related medical treatment known as Laetrile is able to often cure cancers that have already started. Various issues are discussed including an explanation of the theory, evidence of the treatment being effective including case histories, and an explanation of ulterior motives causing the medical establishment to inappropriately be opposed to such treatment.

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The Antibiotic Apocalypse Is Upon Us By Dr Carla Brown

During her PhD, Dr Carla Brown investigated protein antibiotics isolated from gut bacteria termed bacteriocins. This area of research is extremely important due to the problem of antibiotic resistance. Bacteriocins represent an ideal class of novel antibiotics as they are highly potent and species-specific – therefore do not elicit broad spectrum killing that is a major contributor to the spread of resistance. As part of her research, and funded by the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at University of Glasgow, Carla collaborated with Siam Colvine, Christopher Cook (Little City Pictures) and Steven Cook (Little City Pictures) to produce an innovative film to educate the public on the damaging effect resistant bacteria are having on antibiotics. Read More

Meat: The Truth — The Documentary

The documentary Meat: The Truth is the first major project undertaken by the Nicolaas G Pierson Foundation. Meat: The Truth is a high-profile documentary, presented by Marianne Thieme, which forms an addendum to earlier films that have been made about climate change. Although such films have convincingly succeeded in drawing public attention to the issue of global warming, they have repeatedly ignored one of the most important causes of climate change, namely: intensive livestock production. Meat: The Truth, has drawn attention to this by demonstrating that livestock farming generates more greenhouse gas emissions worldwide than all cars, lorries, trains, boats and planes added together. Read More

Virgin Care Wins £700m Contract To Run 200 NHS And Social Care Services

Sir Richard Branson’s health firm, Virgin Care, has won a £700m contract to deliver 200 types of NHS and social care services to more than 200,000 people in Bath and north-east Somerset.

The contract, which was approved on Thursday, has sparked new fears about private health firms expanding their role in the provision of publicly funded health services.

Virgin Care has been handed the contract by both Bath and North East Somerset NHS clinical commissioning group and Conservative-led Bath and North East Somerset council. It is worth £70m a year for seven years and the contract includes an option to extend it by another three years at the same price.

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