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10 Health Benefits of Pickles and Fermented Foods

By |2019-10-21T17:53:54-05:00June 8th, 2018|diet and health, gut microbes, healthy eating, plant-based diet|

Pickling & Fermenting Process Basics The health benefits of pickles may be surprising to you if they're not already a part of your diet. But, there are also many other less traditional yet healthy options for pickled foods. Natural pickling and fermentation are the most unique, traditional forms of food preservation that enhances [...]

Do We Have Something in Common with Lorikeets?

By |2018-03-07T21:25:29-05:00April 12th, 2015|Articles and Research, diet and health, digestion, Eating habits, grains, gut microbes, Immune System, Macrobiotic Plant-based diet, plant-based diet|

Peaceful scene of balance I was recently surprised to read about the destruction of the natural life experienced by lorikeets when unnatural foods are introduced into their diets. Many are feeding lorikeets simple sugars from syrups, honeys, and jams to encourage them into their backyards. In turn, the regular diet of the lorikeets [...]

10 Things That Will Transform Your Health

By |2019-05-22T15:08:05-05:00March 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 [...]

Do you soak your grain?

By |2018-03-07T21:25:56-05:00October 28th, 2014|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, grains, Macrobiotics, osteoporosis, plant-based diet|

Rice growing in the fields of Blue Moon Acres Farm. A number of my longtime clients are elderly women who have come to me with a variety of health concerns.  I have counseled these women over many years regarding their diet and lifestyle practices according to macrobiotic principles.  Some of these women have [...]

More on Gut Microbes

By |2018-03-07T21:25:56-05:00October 8th, 2014|gut microbes, healthy eating, Macrobiotics, plant-based diet, whole-foods, Yogurt|

I found an interesting article from NPR about gut microbes and diet soda. Healthy gut microbes aide in digestion and absorption of nutrients and the elimination of waste. All of these processes are supported by good eating habits and a whole-foods plant-based diet, together with naturally fermented and pickled foods. I have discussed the details [...]