Gerson Diet

The Gerson diet is a Dieting devised by Max Gerson (1881 - 1959).

Gerson believed that cancer and other degenerative and autoimmune diseases are caused by chronic malfunctions in cell (biology) metabolism, and that they can be effectively treated by restoring proper cell functioning through a diet which is high in potassium and low in sodium. He advised a diet of fresh vegetables and fruit, with minimum cooking and ideally without animal or dairy products, fats, or sugars.

The diet is (perhaps not remarkably) similar to the change in eating patterns recommended by Joel Fuhrman.

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