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What is Macrobiotics?
“Let food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be food. “ Hippocrates

The term macrobiotics was used in ancient Greece as the art of health and longevity through living in harmony with the environment. In modern times,
the term was recovered by the Japanese philosopher George Ohsawa to represent the healthy way of life, reflecting the spirit of what a healthy person should feel.

Macro, meaning large or great, and bios, meaning life.

More specifically, with proper diet we can experience a great life, full of adventure, freedom and creativity. Ohsawa spent the better part of his life spreading macrobiotic philosophy and dietary reform throughout the world.
Since his death in the mid- 1960s, several of his friends and students have carried on his work, among them Michio and Aveline Kushi.

Michio and Aveline Kushi

The macrobiotic dietary approach is not a specially defined diet. Since we are all different, live in different environment, have diverse needs, and do different work, individual diets will vary.
It is not only a preventive approach, aiming to maintain good health and decrease the incidence of sickness; it is also used therapeutically for those who are already ill and looking for natural ways of healing.
( “ Macrobiotic Dietary Recommendations, by Michio and Aveline Kushi “ )
By taking into account the effects of foods on all aspects of our being, a macrobiotic diet helps us to gain control of our lives and gives us the key to understanding our true nature.

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