Macrobiotics For Dummies

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Wiley, Apr 15, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
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Learn to:

  • Understand the central dietary principles, nutrition, and foods of a macrobiotic lifestyle
  • Prepare macrobiotic menus and recipes
  • Reduce your cravings for unhealthy foods
  • Prevent or relieve numerous ailments with a macrobiotic diet

The definitive guide to incorporating a macrobiotic diet into your daily life

Do you want to make the most of macrobiotics? This practical guide uses a body, mind, and spirit approach to introduce you to the basics of this popular diet. You'll see how to use macrobiotic principles to enhance your health and happiness; prepare the right foods to increase your energy and fight off disease; and make lifestyle changes to support your new way of eating.

  • Begin on the path to healthy living — understand the science behind macrobiotics and how to apply the principles to your daily life
  • Heal the macrobiotic way — discover the foods and nutrients that influence good health and heal common diseases
  • Plan for successful, non-stressful change — create a macro-friendly kitchen, shop smart, and introduce new foods to the family diet
  • Make marvelous macrobiotic meals — prepare delicious,easy-to-follow recipes from breakfast to dessert and plan your weekly menu
  • Take it on the road — make healthy restaurant choices
  • Round out your macrobiotic lifestyle — get tips for exercise, creating a more nourishing environment, and developing a self-healing personality

Open the book and find:

  • The basics of macrobiotic nutrition
  • How to marshal your body, mind, and spirit to renew your health
  • Ten tips for prompt, permanent weight loss
  • Practical ways to eliminate cravings for unhealthy food
  • More than 50 healthy, tasty recipes
  • Time-saving cooking techniques
  • Tips on managing your blood sugar with macrobiotic foods
  • The right tools and equipment to stock a healthy kitchen
  • A sample macrobiotic menu

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User Review  - MaureenRoy - LibraryThing

One of North America's top macrobiotic health counselors and writers has created a user-friendly introduction to the macrobiotic diet and lifestyle. Verne Varona is informed, concise, occasionally ... Read full review

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User Review  - RebeccaAnn - LibraryThing

I've been a vegetarian (and sometimes vegan) for almost five years now, but I've always been interested in the macrobiotic (or whole food) diet. This book offers a great introduction to not only the ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Verne Varona is one of the most energetic and dynamic health educators in the country. A nationally sought-after speaker, Varona has authored articles for natural publications such as Natural Health, Alternative Healing, Macrobiotics Today, and Healthy Body & Fitness, and is also the author of the bestselling Nature's Cancer-Fighting Foods.

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