Freshness and purity in all food is the key principle of this healing modality. Gerson Therapy, also known as The Gerson Diet was designed as a radical detox program to rid the body of toxins and rejuvenate damaged and unhealthy organs. One of the ideologies of this treatment regime is that with restored organ function the body can fight of serious ailments like cancer or sorosis.
The Gerson motto is “Let food be your medicine, and medicine be your food”
Detoxification therapies are increasing in importance and popularity in our culture. Detoxification is broad term for describing the removal of toxicity in the body by way of any number of means. At the core of all detoxification programs is the idea that toxins build up in our bodies and create toxic states that affect health detrimentally and must be removed. Fasting, colonic irrigation, diet restrictions and a number of other means of detoxification are used depending on the toxins, their quantity and effects.
Detoxification therapy is useful for those who have not found solutions for allergies or immune system problems that conventional medicine is unable to diagnose or treat. This includes chemical sensitivities, chronic fatigue syndrome, environmental illness, and fibro myalgia.
Detoxification practitioners often attempt to create awareness with patients about toxins in there personal environment. Often people are un aware that they are inadvertently exposing themselves to harmful substances. Therefore the identification, elimination and avoidance of toxic sources is essential to any successful detoxification program.
The problem that exists for humans is the exposure to accumulated toxins found in our food supply. For example, agricultural toxins like cattle dipping chemicals or pesticides and herbicides which are sprayed on grains that are then fed to farm animals. These toxic substances are transmitted all the way through the entire agricultural food chain and delivered for our consumption and a number of ways.
Bioaccumulation of toxic substances over time is said to be responsible for many types of disorders, especially ones that are increasing in growth or severity in a short time, like cancer, or mental illness.
Juice therapy is a healing modality based on the idea that regeneration of the bodies cellular structure can be achieved by removing unwanted toxins. That the vehicle for removing these toxins is the consumption of vitamin-rich juices. The practitioner of Juice Therapy may provide specific protocols for specific organs or may advise patients to drink juice preventively to stay healthy.
A number of medical conditions like cancer have turned to juicing as a way of strengthening the immune system. Juice fasts are very popular as treatment regimes for illness and works as an efficient way for the patient to cleanse their systems.