Tag Archives: health

Heart Drink

Doesn’t everyone take their copy of the newest macrobiotic diet book to their cardiologist’s visit? Or do you just take the coumadin they suggest, and be done with it? Last month once again my husband and I were ever so grateful for our knowledge and 17 year long practice of following the macrobiotic diet and […]

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Macrobiotic Breakfasts

So, what’s special about a Macrobiotic breakfast! A Whole LOt! One of the first questions asked about the Macrobiotic Diet is: what do you eat for breakfast?? do you really have miso soup in the morning? What’s wrong with dry cereal and skim milk for breakfast? Want the skinny on breakfast? Ever notice Dunkin’ Donuts […]

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Macrobiotic Elevator Speech

Okay, you’re in the elevator, someone sees your newest Macrobiotic Diet book & asks what is Microbiotic about anyway, mispronouncing macrobiotics so it sounds like something in a lab researching mice? I’ve often been caught this way, so here are some answers you can adapt for your own comfort level. A way of eating based […]

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What is Macrobiotics and how does it stack up to other Fad Diets?

Welcome to the world of Macrobiotics, where food magically heals and recreates our health, where we learn about freedom and what it means to live our dreams. Is this the Land of Oz? Could be! Macrobiotics means Great Life, literally. Macro is Great, and Biotic is Life, all life. So what’s special about the Macrobiotic […]

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Where’s the Beans??? Tempeh, Tofu, the GMO Scoop!

We’ve come a long way from Wendy’s 1984 commercial & Clara Peller asking, where’s the beef? But  are co-workers wondering if you omitted protein from lunch today? Are you concerned about eating sufficient protein while selecting vegan and vegetarian dishes at restaurants? What about meal-planning for your family and yourself at home? Are you concerned […]

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Robotic Heart Surgery in a Lucky Leap Year

February 29, 2012, Lucky Leap Year, almost 20 years after my husband had open-heart surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, we were back on the same floor, only this time it was my turn. How did that happen? Five months previously, I was passing out on the tour bus the second day on […]

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My Kitchen is a Macro Spa!

It’s a Spa! It’s a Pharmacy! No, it’s just my Macrobiotic Kitchen, but I feel like Superman in it, with everything I need already in my glass jars, and equipment to create whatever remedies and dishes best suit! Remember the Boy Scout’s Marching Song! Be prepared, … for whatever comes along! Well, having your well-stocked […]

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