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The Beautiful Truth (2008)

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Growing up on a wildlife reserve in Alaska, Garret was familiar with the dietary needs of the animals on the reserve. During home-schooling, Garret read a book written by Dr. Max Gerson, soon after the tragic death of his mother. In the 1920s, Dr. Max Gerson developed a natural cancer treatment that uses organic food, juicing, detox and natural supplements to help the body heal itself.

This documentary follows along with Garret as he searches for the truth about Gerson Therapy. Garrett's journey connects him with scientists, doctors and cancer survivors as he tries to understand why the medical industry wants to keep it all secret. This is a must-see documentary for anyone affected by cancer treatments or interested in the healing power of alternative therapies.

Garrett Kroschel, Charlotte Gerson
Steve Kroschel

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carolanderson117, posted on September 4, 2015

Watch this with a critical mind as to what you believe. Much presented here is as if it's absolute fact, its all a little too pat for me. In answer to SHAWNW the last post before mine, they do say here that Garrets mother died from a freak accident @ ??? mins, because w/Gaiam you don't have the time count. I am a 100% Edgar Cayce fan ( I can now walk due to his arthritis = kitchen remedy, when I was 46 I was in a wheelchair for 4 months, drs said they could do nothing). They asked Cayce about fluoride for your teeth and paraphrasing his comment was - that it depended on the water in the area whether or not the teeth would mottle from it, he made no mention of it being bad otherwize. Cayce also said eating as little as 3 almonds a day will keep you cancer free, it has since been proven almonds have vit B17. Prevention is a lot better than trying to wrestle a lion when you have cancer already. Men said eggs were bad during the eighties now Dr Oz says they are good. The point I'm trying to make is that someone is always trying to make a name for themselves, even if now in the Health Food industries, there are food fads, religious fads, exercise fads and so on. To me Cayce spoke from a higher authority, and though he said similar things to Dr. Max Gerson, Cayce says it better.

SHAWNW, posted on August 26, 2015

I am NOT knocking Gerson Therapy - I'm actually quite a fan of Gerson.

What I'm not a fan of is this is the 2nd Kroschel film that has said outright or strongly implied that Steve's wife/Garrett's mother died from disease and they've been searching for natural healing that could have saved her. On the contrary, Steve's ex-wife/Garrett's mother was mauled by a tiger. I don't think following Gerson Therapy 100% religiously would have saved her.

luke792418, posted on August 23, 2015

Well fudge......... I did some research as i was watching.... As a Hobbit i'm heart broken!! 3. Brussels sprouts
The Brussels sprout is part of the cabbage family and it is cultivated for its small leafy green heads, much like miniature cabbages. The name of the Brussels sprout comes from the capital of Belgium: Brussels, as it was first cultivated in this country. Today, this vegetable is cultivated mainly throughout Europe and the United States.
Brussels sprouts are the most hated vegetable in the UK (according to a survey conducted in the UK in 2002). The main reason for this dissatisfaction with Brussels sprouts is that, when overcooked, the vegetable releases sulphurous compounds that give it an unpleasant smell. Thus, Brussels sprout has become a symbol for all vegetables hated by children.
Brussels sprouts are a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid. Also, this vegetable contains high amounts of fiber, potassium and folacin. Brussels sprout is also high in protein, very uncommon for a green vegetable.
According to USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, 100 grams of raw Brussels sprout contains 43 kcal and 0.30 g of fat. The most important nutrients found in this amount of raw Brussels sprout are:
Protein: 3.38g
Carbohydrate: 8.95g
Dietary fiber: 3.8g
Sugars: 2.20g
Calcium: 42mg
Iron: 1.40mg
Magnesium: 23mg
Phosphorus: 69mg
Potassium: 389mg
Manganese: 0.337mg
Vitamin C: 85.0mg
Thiamin (vitamin B1): 0.139mg
Riboflavin (vitamin B2): 0.090mg
Niacin (vitamin B3): 0.745mg
Vitamin B6: 0.219mg
Folate: 61mcg
Vitamin A: 754IU
Vitamin K: 177.0mcg
Tryptophan: 0.037g
Carotene, beta: 450mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin: 1590mcg
The phytochemicals in Brussels sprout, like beta Carotene, Lutein and Zeaxanthin help the natural defense system of the body. Brussels sprouts are particularly good for pregnant women, due to its high amount of folic acid. This nutrient is a B-vitamin needed during the cellular division, as it is essential in DNA synthesis.
It is known that Brussels sprouts’ glucosinolates help prevent colon cancer. In a study, animals were given water supplemented with Brussels sprouts. As a result the development of pre-cancerous cells was reduced by 41-52% in the colon and 27-67% in the liver. Also, the pre-cancerous lesions in the liver were reduced by 85-91%.
There are many ways to cook Brussels sprouts, but it is best to quickly steam or boil it in order to preserve its nutritional value. The main problem when cooking Brussels sprouts is to avoid overcooking in order to prevent the release of bad smells (caused by sulphurous compounds) and loss of nutritious elements.

motherearth, posted on September 29, 2014

It was rewarding to hear everything I thought about our processed foods were correct. It to bad that most people won't believe it was that simple to cure cancer and other diseases. I don't understand why this is still happening and why we can't stop it.

GERIW, posted on September 28, 2014

I have been an advocate for some time yet I feel as though my words are rejected as too severe for the non inquisitive patient too ready to follow western medicine approaches, Thank you for this film! A more potent yet gentler touch for the otherwise hopeless patient!

shahn, posted on September 26, 2014

I love how you managed, in this documentary, to impart a lot of important information but do it through a story of a young man's unfolding journey of learning himself. It kept me fully engaged until the very end and left me feeling inspired to learn more about Gerson therapy and try incorporating it into my lifestyle to stay healthy and prevent chronic disease.

martinebeland, posted on December 20, 2013

What a wonderfull film ! You have all my gratitude. My father, who has a cancer of the lung and the liver didn't want any of chimo or radiation. He'is taking vit. B17( from Mexico) and his wealth is so much better . please excuse my english cause i'm french girl. This documentary is awsome and thank you so much ! Imagine the healty way of this young boy aferterwords! Bravo mon ami ! et merci beaucoup pour ce reportage nécessaire ! XXXX

JackieFamilyCare, posted on July 20, 2013

I have a dear friend who was just healed from stage 4 colon cancer with the Gerson diet. He is 18 months cancer free after being told he had only a few months to live IF he took chemo. He looks and feels better than he ever has felt.

nicolieolie9699, posted on March 12, 2014

Holly god that is wandful!!! This documentary is phenminal and I will spread the word of the gerson therapy to who needs it and glad to hear people know about it now and use it! I don't believe I the health care systems ways and feel it's all about what we put in our body so I'm soooo happy to have come across this! So happy to hear of your strong smar friend! Thanks for sharing!!

jaajpierce, posted on July 17, 2013

Wonderful documentary.

ruthshilling, posted on May 25, 2013

Thank you for making this available. Bravo!

trulyagift, posted on January 23, 2013

I take new documentaries I watch regarding healthy lifestyle choices and watch them with friends and family along with fresh juiced organic refreshments and a vegan meal. In the past year 4 of my friends have started healthy lifestyles and we are working on our first organic community garden!!! Best thing any of us can do besides adopt healthy lifestyles is to share it with others.

KLASSY22, posted on January 21, 2013

Well done and documented! It's so simple and real. Believe it and live it, there is hope for the future.

smcgler, posted on December 31, 2012

This is information that I have become familiar with over the past year but remains largely unknown to most people. I watched this to remind myself of the new choices I have made after some dietary "slippage" over the holiday season. I highly recommend this film to all who are interested in maintaining or restoring health to their physical body.

MaryStall, posted on December 27, 2012

I wish everyone would take the time to watch thus film. We all need this information

allanbruun, posted on December 3, 2012

It warms your heart and reminds you to stay on track. My deepest respect to all the people who keeps the hope alive for a Beautiful World.

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