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Conscious Choices for an Evolving Future

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:48+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It doesn't matter if global warming is a natural cycle or due to human efforts or a combination. That's not the point. The point is that debating the issue is not going to help us move into a healthy, happy, prosperous future for ourselves and the planet. Earth is living and it doesn't make sense [...]

Welcome the 1 Water Year

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:48+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

9 Ki is a way of observing social phenomena from an energetic perspective based on Nature’s growing cycle. Last year, I shared an interpretation for 2016 from a 9 Star Ki perspective, which you can read and compare here. This year, we are moving into a 1 White Water year. The 2 Black Soil year [...]

Keeping Up with the Solstice

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:49+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Tempura with vegetables. Although today is one official start of summer, the energy of the sun has been rising since the Winter Solstice, and transitioned into summer on May 5th. Summer is the time when our energy and desire is opened fully and blossoming as in nature. In mid-August, the energy of the [...]

Steps to Avoid or Reverse Diabetes

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:50+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Walking outdoors everyday greatly contributed to overall health Why is it that type 2 (aka adult-onset) diabetes has become an epidemic even for young children? For instance, 1 in 3 of all American children born in 2000 will go on to develop type 2 diabetes at some point in their lives. There is [...]

Susan’s Recipes for the Healthy, Happy Kids Summit

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:50+00:00 January 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Standing Ovation Cookbook by SusanWaxman ©2010 The following recipes were created by Susan Waxman for the children’s film, “Standi ng Ovation”. They will be released as complementary material with my interview for the Healthy, Happy Kids Telesummit; sign up for free today! These snacks are healthy variations of some of your kid’s favorite treats. The [...]

10 Naturally Refreshing and Healthy Foods and Beverages

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:56+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Traditional diets have a variety of foods and beverages that are naturally refreshing and healthy. Almost all healthy diets have a high moisture content from cooked grains and beans, vegetables, soups, fruits, and fermented foods. The modern diet with staples such as meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, and baked/fried foods, is a very dry diet that [...]

The Best Overall Diet

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:57+00:00 February 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Photo by Susan Waxman This list from U.S. News & World Report ranked what they consider the healthiest overall diets. The diets were ranked using the following standards: short-term weight loss, long-term weight loss, diabetes management, heart health management, ease of compliance, nutritional completeness, and safety/health risks. Macrobiotics ranked 26th out of 35 [...]

Lou Gehrig and Macrobiotics

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:57+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

For many Americans, Lou Gehrig is remembered as the Iron Horse, playing 17 seasons for the New York Yankees, but for many others, he is associated with ALS, or amytophic lateral sclerosis. Between 1925 and 1939 Gehrig didn’t miss a game; his prowess as a hitter won him national acclaim. So when at the age [...]

Linking emotions and nature: The Macrobiotic Diet

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:58+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Emotions are a bridge between the mind and body.  When we eat local and unrefined food, prepared with care and love, our mind follows with flowing, harmonious emotions.  Our natural state is a calm, peacefulness, flowing into joy. Healthy emotions allow us to deal smoothly with all aspects of life.  As the seasons shift, as [...]

Mom was always right

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:58+00:00 June 18th, 2014|Articles and Research, Uncategorized|

The Atlantic recently published an article about broccoli sprout tea: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/06/the-only-reason-anyone-would-eat-broccoli/372899/ Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables have similar effects on mitigating air pollution. Chemo-prevention is much better than chemo-therapy.

A Common Sense reaction to “Fed Up”

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:58+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

You may want to check out Colin Campbell’s review of the film "Fed Up".   ?   I would like to add some thoughts about singling out sugar as the cause of our health problems. Historically, the Industrial Revolution was the beginning of large-scale nutritional imbalance through the disruption of eating patterns and [...]

Mona Schwartz Memorial

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:58+00:00 February 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Mona Schwartz passed on Jan 2, 2014. She was 78 and had spent the last 30 years of her life in Derha Dun, India where she was known as “Mona Organic Schwartz”, a local hero. She was one of those people who was truly larger than life.   Mona was my first true counseling client. [...]

Wishing You…

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:59+00:00 December 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|

In the photo here, Susan and I are getting into the holiday spirit. Meet Ichi, who is probably dreaming of sardines (his favorite food). Susan and I would like to thank our families, friends and all of life’s challenges. We would also like to thank those of you for your continued support of us and [...]

A Follow Up on The China Study with a Testimonial

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:59+00:00 September 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

I've recently received this story from a woman, Sheron, in response to my previous entry about T. Colin Campbell and her take on The Great Life Diet. Thank you, Sheron! She writes:   “There is nothing better than the balance of a Macrobiotic diet and lifestyle. I am committed to following Macrobiotics for the rest [...]

The China Study and Macrobiotics

By | 2017-09-10T06:01:59+00:00 August 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|

American society has a general notion that we are neither in control of our genes nor the environmental factors which cause disease. Under this assumption, many may be throwing up their hands and wondering: What’s the use of trying to prevent disease when it is inevitable?   A current medical assumption is that early detection [...]

Breast Cancer Risk Factors

By | 2017-09-10T06:02:00+00:00 June 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|

I’ve written two blogs about breast cancer, both describing what things to do in order to greatly decrease your risk of developing it.  In Shining Light on Breast Cancer Prevention, I explained what lifestyle habits to practice, and in Pertinent Info. about your Health and Breast Cancer, I correlated the spiritual, emotional, and physical factors [...]