The Macrobiotic Way: The Complete Macrobiotic Diet & Exercise Book

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The third edition of the "bible" of the macrobiotic movement.

Originally published in 1985, The Macrobiotic Way is a classic in its field. It is the definitive guide to macrobiotics, an approach to diet and lifestyle that promotes both inner peace and harmony with others and the environment. Now updated, it covers not only the central dietary principles, nutrition, and foods but also cooking techniques, essentials for a macrobiotic kitchen, menus and recipes, along with ...

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Overview

The third edition of the "bible" of the macrobiotic movement.

Originally published in 1985, The Macrobiotic Way is a classic in its field. It is the definitive guide to macrobiotics, an approach to diet and lifestyle that promotes both inner peace and harmony with others and the environment. Now updated, it covers not only the central dietary principles, nutrition, and foods but also cooking techniques, essentials for a macrobiotic kitchen, menus and recipes, along with exercise, life philosophy, home and lifestyle, and the role of macrobiotics in healing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583331804
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/8/2004
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 178,612
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Wendy Esko has been teaching macrobiotics since 1976 and works for Eden Foods Inc., the largest distributor of natural and macrobiotic foods in North America.

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Table of Contents

Preface 1
Introduction 5
1 The Way to Better Health 9
2 The Best Foods You Can Eat 17
3 Protein and the Macrobiotic Diet 23
4 Fats and the Macrobiotic Diet 32
5 Fiber, Fermented Foods, and Digestion 43
6 Is One a Day Too Much? 53
7 Key Macrobiotic Foods 69
8 Supplementary Macrobiotic Foods 81
9 Yin and Yang 94
10 Balancing the Macrobiotic Diet 102
11 The Macrobiotic Kitchen 111
12 Recipes 130
13 At Home and on the Road 195
14 The Joy of Exercise 200
15 Improving Your Overall Quality of Life 213
16 Macrobiotic Home Remedies 220
Epilogue 234
App Nutritional Analysis of a Typical Macrobiotic Daily Menu Compared with the U.S. DRIs 236
Glossary 240
Bibliographical Notes 253
Classes and Further Information 254
Index 255
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