Studies have shown that practitioners of the macrobiotic diet
do indeed have a lower cancer risk than those following a traditional American diet.
The macrobiotic diet
emphasizes high-fiber, organically grown whole foods and rejects meat, dairy products, and processed foods.
Belief in the health-power of macrobiotic diets
and green consumerism seem to make sense right now.
I tried a lot of things to make it better: chiropractic therapy, yoga, bee stings, a macrobiotic diet
, acupuncture, heavy doses of antibiotics, and, when it became available, the first disease-modifying therapy.
The macrobiotic diet
is rooted in the traditional foods of people throughout the world.
More than just another collection of terrific recipes guaranteed to please the palate and satisfy the appetite of even the most gourmet of diners, "Modern-Day Macrobiotics: Transform Your Diet And Feed Your Mind, Body, And Spirt" also presents vitally important information about the importance and health benefits of eating whole, living foods; explains about how eating the foods that are right for the human body can actually enhance our physical and mental energy; why it is necessary to add quality, variety, and flexibility to our diets for health and enjoyment; how to design a personalized macrobiotic diet
for a single day, for three months, or for the rest of our lives; as well as where and how to buy wholesome ingredients.
GWYNETH Paltrow may be the wife of a rock star but she's a clean-living yoga fan who abides by a strict macrobiotic diet
From the hip wholesale cooperatives that nourished the 1960s-era extreme scene made by macrobiotic diet
devotees practicing alternative lifestyles, to contemporary mainstream cuisine sold to the masses through supermarkets in Anytown, USA--what a long, strange trip it has been for the organic and natural food marketers who have built a booming business now valued at $13 billion in the United States.
Theoretically, there are as many definitions of a macrobiotic diet
as there are people practicing it.
No longer the extreme 1960's Zen diet, the modern macrobiotic diet
is more nutritionally responsible--about half whole grains plus vegetables, legumes, fruit, nuts, seeds and fish--a high-fiber, low-fat, heart-healthy, anticancer diet.
A macrobiotic diet
is not just a diet -it's the latest lifestyle choice that attempts to balance the energy of food.
Dutch researchers examined adolescents between 10 and 16 years who had followed a macrobiotic diet
up to about age 6, after which they followed either lacto-ovo vegetarian or non-vegetarian diets.