What is a macrobiotic diet?

Answer A macrobiotic diet consists mostly of vegetarian fare, such as cereals, whole grains and cooked vegetables, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Proponents of the diet say it can help pr... Read More »

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How did the macrobiotic diet begin?

The macrobiotic diet began when Sagen Ishizuka, a Japanese Army doctor, embarked on a study of Asian and Western medicine at the end of the 19th century. His conclusion was that a diet of whole and... Read More »

How to Prepare a Macrobiotic Diet?

The macrobiotic diet, which emphasizes simplicity and harmony with the seasons, originated in Japan in the 1920s. Grains, seasonal vegetables, beans, sea vegetables and soups make up the majority o... Read More »

Can you drink wine on a macrobiotic diet?

I'd say no. Even if fermentation is a natural process, it's still considered processing. And it is from fruit, which is pretty limited on a macrobiotic diet.

What are the differences between an adequate diet balanced diet moderate diet and varied diet?

An adequate diet contains all nutrients necessary for long-term survival. It may not necessarily be optimal or have any variety. A balanced diet refers to a diet that does not have too much of jus... Read More »