Michio Kushi came to the United States shortly after World War II upon completing studies at Tokyo University. Since then, he has lectured on macrobiotics; the meeting of East and West; traditional Asian medicine, philosphy, and culture; and the realization of world peace and planetary harmony. Mr. Kushi is the founder and president of the East West Foundation, Kushi Institute, Kushi Foundation, and Macrobiotics International. He is the bestselling author of numerous books, including Your Body Never Lies, The Cancer Prevention Diet, and The Book of Macrobiotics. As the leading voice in macrobiotics, Mr. Kushi continues to speak throughout the world on this topic. He currently resides in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Marc Van Cauwenberghe, MD received his medical degree from the University of Ghent in Belgium. Fascinated by philosophy of Asian and macrobiotic medicine, he started to practice macrobiotics in his own life and was impressed with the gradual improvements in his physical, mental, and spiritual health. Dr. Van Cauwenberghe has lectured extensively throughout North America and Europe, and has translated several books and articles of George Ohsawa into English. He currently resides at the Ionia macrobiotic community in Kasilof, Alaska.