The Macrobiotic Way: The Complete Macrobiotic Lifestyle Book

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Penguin, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 262 pages
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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Contents

Preface
1
Introduction
5
The Way to Better Health
9
The Best Foods You Can Eat
17
Protein and the Macrobiotic Diet
23
Fats and the Macrobiotic Diet
32
Fiber Fermented Foods and Digestion
43
Is One a Day Too Much?
53
Recipes
30
At Home and on the Road
95
The Joy of Exercise
Improving Your Overall Quality of Life
23
Macrobiotic Home Remedies
Epilogue
2
Nutritional Analysis of a Typical Macrobiotic Daily Menu Compared with the US DRIs
4
Glossary
8

Key Macrobiotic Foods
69
Supplementary Macrobiotic Foods
81
Yin and Yang
94
Balancing the Macrobiotic Diet
2
The Macrobiotic Kitchen
11
Bibliographical Notes
21
Classes and Further Information
22
Index
23
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About the author (2004)

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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