Gerson diet is not a weight-loss diet, it’s an alternative method of treatment of many diseases, including cancer. Dr. Gerson therapy is considered quite controversial, because one of the “medicine” used during the treatment is coffee enema. What is the Gerson’s diet? Is Dr. Gerson’s therapy is effective?
Diet of Dr. Max Gerson is regarded by some as an alternative method of treatment of many diseases, mainly civilization diseases: cancer, diabetes, heart and lung diseases. In Dr. Gerson’s view, these diseases are the result of inadequate diet. According to the doctor, traditional food is devoid of basic nutritional value, but it’s rather a source of synthetic additives that poisons the body. Therefore, the number of people struggling with diseases of civilization continues to increase.
Therefore, the purpose of the Gerson therapy is to clear the body of toxins and deposits, as well as to supplement any shortfall nutrients in the body. As Dr. Gerson convinces, this is the only way your body will restore natural ability to self-medicate.
Dr. Gerson’s diet is for anyone who wants to improve their health. But above all it is directed to people who are struggling with lifestyle diseases, especially cancer.
The basis of the Gerson’s diet are fresh juices squeezed from organic vegetables and fruit and coffee enema. The doctor convince, the nutrients in freshly squeezed juices break down diseased tissue, including cancerous tumors. On the other hand enema removes from the liver toxins accumulated in the body. But most importantly, thanks to the enema disintegrated tumor is immediately flushed out of the body, which protects the body against cancer.
Gerson diet is a therapy which lasts for 6 weeks. At that time, the following rules apply:
The list of desired products include:
IMPORTANT! People struggling with connective tissue disease should not consume citrus fruits and juices on their base. Other people can eat them. Keep in mind that only one citrus juice per day is allowed.
Occasionally, you can reach for, among others, the sweet potatoes (once a week), bananas (1/2 once a week), maple syrup (grade B) or honey (up to 12 tablespoons daily ).
First of all, you should limit table salt , which, according to the doctor, is the greatest threat in the modern diet.
Also animal protein should be eliminated. The doctor convince that the meat of farm animals contains antibiotics, hormones and synthetic enhancers. The human organism is not able to completely digest the meat. An incompletely digested is stuck inside the body in the form of toxins.
In addition, products processed, refined, canned should be eliminated from the menu (and other chemicals), as well as: