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Modern-Day Macrobiotics: Transform Your Diet and Feed Your Mind, Body and Spirit

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A macrobiotic diet is beneficial not just physically, but spiritually and emotionally. Consisting of nuts, grains, vegetables, and other foods that are primarily whole, living, and unprocessed, it combines foods in a way that balances the body?s energies. Modern-Day Macrobiotics is both a cookbook and a practical guide to understanding and adopting a macrobiotic lifestyle. Along with menus and complete eating plans ? including a one-day tone-up, three-day detox, ten-day regeneration diet, and four-month healing ...
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Overview

A macrobiotic diet is beneficial not just physically, but spiritually and emotionally. Consisting of nuts, grains, vegetables, and other foods that are primarily whole, living, and unprocessed, it combines foods in a way that balances the body’s energies. Modern-Day Macrobiotics is both a cookbook and a practical guide to understanding and adopting a macrobiotic lifestyle. Along with menus and complete eating plans – including a one-day tone-up, three-day detox, ten-day regeneration diet, and four-month healing diet – it helps readers tailor a diet to their specific needs. Nearly 80 recipes cover every meal of the day, including dessert, and are tagged with icons indicating what types of energy the dish imparts. Colorful reference charts help readers find useful information at a glance. Health benefits; buying and storing ingredients; shortcuts and ten-minute meals; and ordering in restaurants are also covered. Luscious, full-color photographs capture the vibrant flavors of this healthy, delicious diet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556436437
  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books
  • Publication date: 4/10/2007
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 330,152
  • Product dimensions: 7.66 (w) x 9.95 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Simon G. Brown has been practicing a macrobiotic lifestyle for nearly 25 years. In the mid-1980s, Brown studied under Mishio Kushi in Philadelphia and assisted him with consultations. He also regularly helped cook macrobiotic meals for the 90 or so people who would go to the center to eat. In 1986, Brown returned to London to run the Community Health Foundation—Europe's largest natural health center at the time. Brown later started his own counseling practice and began teaching macrobiotic courses. Brown is also a highly regarded practitioner of feng shui and shiatsu, and a best-selling author on these subjects.

Michio Kushi is recognized as the world authority on macrobiotics. He became a proponent of macrobiotics after meeting its founder, George Ohsawa, in Japan in 1945. In the early 1960s Kushi and his wife Aveline founded Erewhon, the first natural food company in the US. In 1971 Kushi and his students founded the East West Journal and later the East West Foundation, for macrobiotic teaching and research. In 1978, Michio and Aveline founded the Kushi Institute, an educational organization with centers throughout America and Europe. Kushi's seminars and lectures have attracted thousands of health care professionals and other supporters. His life and teachings have been written about in Life, Paris-Match, Interview, and other publications. He has written several dozen books on the relationship of diet to health and well-being, including The Macrobiotic Way (Avery, 2004), The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health (Ballantine, 2003), and The Cancer Prevention Diet (St. Martin's Griffin, 2004).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2010

    Wonderful book for beginning dieters!

    Great reference book for those beginning a macrobiotic diet or lifestyle.

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    This is my favorite book (and I own a lot of books). Even if you

    This is my favorite book (and I own a lot of books). Even if you don't want to adhere to a strict macrobiotic diet, this book contains a wealth of information anyone can use. There are resources for foods rich in calcium, protein, etc. I have referred back to this book time and time again for various food-related questions. It is well written, the photos are beautiful, and the recipes are tasty (and easy). There are also options in the book for various short term cleanses (one day to one month) for those that just want to eat cleaner for a short time. I am no longer on a macrobiotic diet, but I need to go back to it. My weight was very low and I felt great when I followed a macrobiotic program. I used this book exclusively and loved the recipes and meal ideas. I will never part with my copy of this treasure.

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