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The Sun is Our Friend After All

By |2018-03-07T21:24:20-04:00June 15th, 2016|Environment|

All of life depends on the sun, and sunlight is an essential ingredient for an overall healthy life. It is important to overcome our fear of the sun and the many myths surrounding sun exposure as an enemy to health. There are healthy ways to build up tolerance for sunlight to receive maximum benefit from [...]

What Is Your Vision for 2016?

By |2017-09-10T06:01:50-04:00December 28th, 2015|diet and health, Environment|

I have always been fascinated with patterns and how they affect our health and movement within society. I recently discovered a seven-year Jewish cycle called Shemitah (shmita) which correlates with the Jewish New Year, usually occurring in September. The Shemitah cycle seems to correlate accurately with life-changing events and changing of core values. There is [...]

Evolving Macrobiotics

By |2017-09-10T06:01:51-04:00November 20th, 2015|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, diet and health, Environment|

This article was recently published in the autumn issue of Macrobiotics Today as a contribution to the ongoing discussion about the need for animal and dairy foods in macrobiotic practice. Evolving Macrobiotics The Spirit of Gratitude Is there a need for animal and dairy foods in macrobiotic practice? Macrobiotics is not a traditional way of [...]

Animal and Dairy Food Continued

By |2018-03-07T21:25:27-04:00September 7th, 2015|diet and health, Environment|

Is there a need for animal and dairy foods in macrobiotic practice? Macrobiotics is not a traditional way of eating, but it is traditionally based on patterns established by the world's long standing civilizations. I find it fascinating that these civilizations were plant-based, whose mainstays were grains, beans, vegetables and soups, supplemented by pickled, and [...]

The Secret of Healthy Sunbathing

By |2018-03-07T21:25:28-04:00July 3rd, 2015|Cancer, Environment|

classic sunbathing The sun is essential to all of life. I find it interesting that even the sun is now perceived as an enemy. Before the Industrial Revolution, people not a part of the upper class were naturally exposed to the sun throughout their lives. As a result of the Industrial Revolution, we [...]

The Secret to Personal and Planetary Intelligence

By |2018-03-07T21:25:28-04:00May 31st, 2015|Environment|

Intelligence is defined as an ability to acquire and apply knowledge or skills. By that definition, I would say that macrobiotics is the most intelligent diet and lifestyle available today. As we practice, we develop a deeper connection to ourselves, nature, and all of life. We begin to experience how our actions affect the planet [...]

The Future of Modern Macrobiotics

By |2018-03-07T21:25:29-04:00May 1st, 2015|Adjusting Your Diet, diet and health, Eating habits, Environment, grains, healthy living, Macrobiotics, Macrobiotics and Medicine, Rice|

Kimberly, a nutritional therapy student in the UK, recently posted on her blog "The Little Plantation" about miso soup and her experience with macrobiotics. I wish to thank her for encouraging people to read "The Complete Macrobiotic Diet." I'd also like to compliment her for recognizing that our style of macrobiotic practice is an orderly [...]

10 Things That Will Transform Your Health

By |2019-05-22T15:08:05-04:00March 1st, 2015|7 Steps, Adjusting Your Diet, Anti-aging, diet and health, digestion, Eating habits, Environment, Exercise, healthy eating, healthy living, Macrobiotic Counseling, Macrobiotic Diet, Macrobiotic Philosophy, Macrobiotic Plant-based diet, Macrobiotics, Neal Barnard, plant-based diet, Weight loss, whole-foods|

It's becoming apparent that macrobiotics is the healthiest approach to diet and lifestyle. I've spent the past 43 years developing and refining the best possible ways to achieve the maximum benefits from this way of eating and living. A student of mine once said that no one can dispute that the practice of yoga [...]

You can Nurture the Earth

By |2018-03-07T21:25:57-04:00September 26th, 2014|Environment, Macrobiotic Plant-based diet, Macrobiotics, Neal Barnard, Nurture, Rice|

Neal Barnard wrote a great article for The Huffington Post this past summer.  He clarifies the social and environmental benefits of eating a grain and bean based diet.   It is becoming increasingly clear that the time is now to start eating grains, beans and other plant based foods directly, rather than using these foods to raise animals [...]