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The city of Philadelphia has a competitive job market, crowded streets, and heavy traffic. Therefore, it is easy to lose track of your health and forget to take care of yourself. This is why it is essential to find a Philadelphia macrobiotic counselor that you can visit in-person or talk to in the comfort of your own home. Well, your in luck! Denny Waxman, a macrobiotic counselor, meets with clients in-person or over FaceTime or Skype to discuss health problems, give recommendations, and plan health goals. 

To learn how to incorporate macrobiotics into your life, schedule time with Denny now!

Why Should I Choose Denny as My Philadelphia Macrobiotic Counselor?

With Denny’s forty-five years of macrobiotic counseling experience, he has created an open and positive approach to healthy eating and lifestyle. Instead of the feeling of anxiety and stress to change all habits at once, this approach takes away the pressure by allowing you to build healthy habits when ready. It is never an all or nothing. Denny’s philosophy is every healthy choice is beneficial. 

Why Should I Choose Macrobiotic Diet and Lifestyle?

Macrobiotics is a plant-based diet and lifestyle that is based on world traditional practices and habits proven to promote health, vitality, and longevity.

You should choose macrobiotics for two reasons.

The first is macrobiotics is not just about the diet but also lifestyle habits and practices. These healthy practices include taking time to eat, eating without distractions, spending time with family and friends, making a regular eating schedule, gardening, and taking a daily walk. In a city like Philadelphia, life can quickly become chaotic and trigger us to go back to unhealthy eating and lifestyle. However, adding healthy practices into your life makes you calmer, less stressed, and more relaxed. This not only improves your personal life but also work life.

The second reason is macrobiotics is about creating long-term health. When you try to restrict yourself of everything, you end up feeling negative. This results in you quitting and going back to your old habits and foods. Unlike restrictive diets that lead to negativity and eventual giving up, macrobiotics is about implementing simple but powerful practices and foods at your own pace. It is worth it even if you just add one healthy choice per day or week.

Keep in mind, misconceptions about macrobiotics are unable to eat at restaurants and only Japanese cuisine. These are not true. One is still able to go to restaurants on a macrobiotic diet and lifestyle. It is best to choose a restaurant with vegetable and grain dishes on the menu. As for macrobiotic cuisines, any type of Asian, Middle Eastern, North-African, Mediterranean, and other parts of Europe.

Why Should I Book Now?

Many long-time followers of macrobiotics rely on outdated practices to maintain their optimal health and believe that they can manage, often waiting too long to book a consultation. This can prove very harmful as recommendations for today’s society have evolved, and are far more varied and open compared to previous years.

How Do I Schedule a Macrobiotic Counseling Session

  • Call 215-271-1858 to schedule an appointment to see Denny Waxman in-person, Skype, or FaceTime. Each session is one hour long.
  • Next fill out the health assessment online which will include a health history (birth place and date), present concerns, or any other questions you may have.
  • Along with that you will also need to send a recent headshot (This is important for Denny to see your face and get a reading on your health and be able to give his recommendations)
  • If meeting through FaceTime or Skype, setup in a place with good wifi.

What Should I Expect in the First Counseling Session

The first session is to create a concise health plan for you, the client, on how to improve your health and lifestyle. This includes going over what not to do, lifestyle issues, prioritize what you need to do, and discuss home remedies. Since these counseling sessions are one-on-one, Denny’s recommendations will be unique and personalized to meet your health concerns and needs.

Some find one macrobiotic counseling session gets them back on track while other may want to schedule follow up sessions. So it is up to you and what you need to start creating long lasting health.

What Health Problems Does Denny Help With

  • Cancer – Recommendations around more emotional and psychological needs and support
  • Overweight/ High Blood Pressure – Recommendations focus on diet and activity
  • Infertility – Recommendations on family support, health, and alignment together. This is unusual because two people are involved rather than one.
  • Diabetes – Recommendations for diet and lifestyle practices to help stabilize blood sugar.
  • Arthritis & Joint Pain – Recommendations for diet and home remedies to help relieve pain and swelling .

Other common issues include diabetes, cardiovascular issues, allergies, lyme disease, sleep problems, anxiety, eating disorders, and hypoglycemia. Keep in mind, you DO NOT have to have medical reason to make an appointment with Denny. Many clients come to him simply to be healthier, look younger, and improve their overall health. Schedule an appointment today!

Want to learn more about macrobiotics and plant-based diet? Denny and Susan Waxman run a non-profit macrobiotic education business called SHI Macrobiotics. SHI Macrobiotics has online courses, events, and on-site courses. 

For more interesting articles about nutrition, macrobiotics, and living a healthy lifestyle, please visit Denny’s macrobiotic blog.

Author: Denny Waxman

Denny Waxman has been a macrobiotic counselor since the 1970s and is one of the founders of American Macrobiotics. He has changed the food narrative away from a diet dependent upon animal & dairy foods. From the Mid-Atlantic Summer Camp, to opening Essene Market, and directing the Kushi Institute, he has been a pioneer of macrobiotics. His notoriety came after Dr. Anthony Sattilaro overcame cancer and credited Denny for saving his life in his book, Recalled by Life. Denny has written several books and teaches globally.