It is clear that modern society does not prioritize health. When we begin macrobiotic practice, it takes effort to create an orderly, daily schedule and to carve out time for meals. However, over time, these health-supporting habits become second nature.
A Rice Harvest at Blue Moon Acres in Pennington, New Jersey I recently viewed this talk by Dan Buettner on the Blue Zones. The Blue Zones are the places in the world with the highest concentrations of centenarians--the people who live to be 100 or beyond. He compiled research about their eating habits [...]
On December 28th around 8 p.m., Susan and I were in a restaurant having dinner with some friends. There was a call on my cell phone from Norio Kushi. Norio and I have been close friends for many years. He wanted to let me know personally that his father had passed away that morning. He [...]
I invite you to take the MACRO leap. Macrobiotics is not a fad diet; it is humanity’s original way of eating. Perhaps most importantly, macrobiotics is a lifestyle for everyone. The practice is all-inclusive because it is a constant journey of adding healthy, balanced practices into daily life. Practicing macrobiotics is flexible and adaptable to [...]
Yet another blog has got my attention. It is amazing how many doctors choose to ignore or disregard current and life-saving research. In this case, the dangers of serious harm caused by early detection for breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. The end of breast cancer can be in sight with the Strengthening Health Institute taking [...]
Walking helps all aspects of our body, emotions, and mind in children and adults alike. Walking aids our digestion and improves circulation. It harmonizes the left and right sides of our body including the intestines, liver and spleen, kidneys, lungs, two chambers of our heart, left and right sides of our brain, and two branches [...]
In a recent 60 Minutes interview, Walter Isaacson claimed that Steve Jobs tried to heal himself through alternative healing practices, including "various ways of doing it macrobiotically.” As a macrobiotic teacher and counselor for 40 years, I was disturbed by the light in which macrobiotics was presented in this segment. Furthermore, it does not seem [...]
I thought that everyone would be interested in this New York Times piece about Kris Carr and the rebuttal that Jeff Silberman wrote. "Every Cancer Has a Silver Lining" I was interested to read Mireille Silcoff's article on Kris Carr in the New York Times magazine (8/14/11) as my wife had recently cured herself of [...]
A mother's diet during pregnancy can alter the DNA of her child and increase the risk of obesity, according to researchers. The study, to be published in the journal Diabetes, showed that eating low levels of carbohydrate changed bits of DNA. Read article
There seems to be no stopping America's expanding waistline, even though diets work when you stick with them. So researchers have a new focus — not what's going on in our bellies, but what's going on in our brains. Read article and listen to the story.
Over the years, hundreds of individuals have recovered from cancer with the help of a macrobiotic diet and way of life. Scientific and medical studies are beginning to show the efficacy of this approach. Read article