The Macrobiotic Way: The Complete Macrobiotic Lifestyle Book

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Penguin, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 262 pages
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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 exercise, life philosophy, home and lifestyle, and the role of macrobiotics in healing.
 

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I was looking for a simple way to explain me the Macrobiotic way of living and Michio Kushi won my choice. Mr Kushi keeps his lines very easy to follow him and the book also includes simple but ... Read full review

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Cultures with thousands of years of experience cant be all wrong. Lifestyle change that works for everyone. Takes some getting used to but cooking this way is better for the entire family. Follow with books and show by Christine Parello. Enjoy the extra energy and good feelings. Read full review

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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
130
At Home and on the Road
195
The Joy of Exercise
200
Improving Your Overall Quality of Life
213
Macrobiotic Home Remedies
220
Epilogue
234
Nutritional Analysis of a Typical Macrobiotic Daily Menu Compared with the US DRIs
236
Glossary
240

Key Macrobiotic Foods
69
Supplementary Macrobiotic Foods
81
Yin and Yang
94
Balancing the Macrobiotic Diet
102
The Macrobiotic Kitchen
111
Bibliographical Notes
253
Classes and Further Information
254
Index
255
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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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