Macrobiotics offers the promise of better health and greater happiness. It is a tool for living within the natural order, helping people eat foods that are suited to their current conditions and the conditions they wish to attain. More specifically, a macrobiotic diet emphasizes whole grains and fresh vegetables, and the proportions are adjusted to meet each individual's needs. This book seeks to take the mystery out of macrobiotic thinking, and to clarify what a macrobiotic practice can do. It is designed as a reference guide. The first section discusses the foods that are generally eaten by people who are beginning macrobiotics. The second section is an introduction to yin and yang, the Eastern concepts that guide food choices. The third section presents the macrobiotic view of illness, and explains the process of macrobiotic healing. May you find here the basis for a long, healthy and happy life.
About the Author:
CARL FERRE has been studying, practicing, and teaching macrobiotic thinking and lifestyle for twenty-two years. As general manager of the George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation, Carl has counseled thousands of people on how macrobiotic living can benefit their lives. He lives in Paradise, California.