The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health

A Complete Guide to Naturally Preventing and Relieving More Than 200 Chronic Conditions and Disorders

The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health

“Food is the chief of all things, the universal medicine. . . . Food transmutes directly into body, mind, and spirit . . . creates our day-to-day health and happiness.” —from The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health Even in medical schools, alternative medicine is blossoming. Two thirds of them now offer courses in complementary healing practices, including nutrition. At the heart of this revolution is macrobiotics, a simple, elegant, and delicious way of eating whose health benefits are being confirmed at an impressive rate by researchers around the world. Macrobiotics is based on the laws of yin and yang—the complementary energies that flow throughout the universe and quicken every cell of our bodies and every morsel of the food we eat. Michio Kushi and Alex Jack, distinguished educators of the macrobiotic way, believe that almost every human ailment from the common cold to cancer can be helped, and often cured, by balancing the flow of energy (the ki) inside us. The most effective way to do this is to eat the right foods, according to our individual day-to-day needs. Now in this marvelous guide, they give us the basics of macrobiotic eating and living, and explain how to use this powerful source of healing to become healthier and happier, to prevent or relieve more than two hundred ailments, conditions, or disorders—both physical and psychological. This encyclopedic compendium of macrobiotic fundamentals, remedies, menus, and recipes takes into account the newest thinking and evolving practices within the macrobiotic community. The authors integrate all the information into a remarkable A to Z guide to macrobiotic healing—from AIDS, allergies, and arthritis, to cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. They also clearly explain what we need to know to start eating a true macrobiotic diet that will provide us with a complete balance of energy and nutrients. Living as we all do in environmental and climactic circumstances that are largely outside our personal control, it is vital that we follow a healthy lifestyle, including a flexible diet that we can adjust to meet our own individual needs. The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health gives us precisely the tools and the understanding we need to achieve this goal. Use it to build a strong, active body and a cheerful, resourceful mind. From the Hardcover edition.

The One Peaceful World Cookbook

Over 150 Vegan, Macrobiotic Recipes for Vibrant Health and Happiness

The One Peaceful World Cookbook

Eating a balanced, plant-based diet is not only the best choice for your health and the planet—these foods are also essential for your mental and emotional well-being. Marrying traditional wisdom and modern scientific and medical research, a vegan macrobiotic approach recognizes the profound effects food, environment, activities, and attitude can have on your physical and emotional health. Drawing upon traditional and contemporary cuisines from around the globe, The One Peaceful World Cookbook: Over 150 Vegan, Macrobiotic Recipes for Vibrant Health and Happiness shows you how to prepare delicious, satisfying meals that nourish your body and mind. Based on the authors’ decades-long experience as teachers, dietary counselors, and chefs, on scientific and medical studies documenting the health benefits of a vegan macrobiotic way of eating, and on other cutting-edge research on health, vitality, and fitness, this book features 150-plus easy-to-follow recipes, including: Roasted Beet Salad with Orange Mustard Dressing Vegetable Paella Tofu Lasagna with Carrot Marinara Sauce Pad Thai with Tempeh Mochi Waffles with Lemon Syrup Tiramisu with Cashew Cream These gourmet recipes, both savory and sweet, are designed for an on-the-go lifestyle and will both nourish and delight you. The One Peaceful World Cookbook empowers you with the tools and recipes you need on your path to optimal health and well-being.

The Complete Macrobiotic Diet: 7 Steps to Feel Fabulous, Look Vibrant, and Think Clearly

The Complete Macrobiotic Diet: 7 Steps to Feel Fabulous, Look Vibrant, and Think Clearly

With the majority of Americans now attempting to eat healthier and an estimated million of them each year in the past decade adopting vegetarian or semi-vegetarian diets, The Complete Macrobiotic Diet is ready to enter the cultural mainstream. In this superb volume of his core values and practices of the macrobiotic lifestyle, acclaimed expert Denny Waxman offers readers a fresh, balanced approach "to loving yourself from the inside out" as a way of life to nourish body, mind, and spirit. Readers will find that making healthy food choices is delicious, easy, and fun with the expanded vegetarian recipes and simple menus developed by macrobiotic teacher and chef Susan Waxman. Using a clear and adaptable 7 Step Lifestyle Plan based on nature’s rhythms, everyday wisdom, and common sense, this invaluable resource addresses topics such as gluten sensitivity, the spiritual aspects of health, as well a brief history of food. This holistic, accessible plan shows you how to look and feel fabulous while improving your mind—to help guide you to the best possible physical and mental health.

Modern-day Macrobiotics

Transform Your Diet and Feed Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Modern-day Macrobiotics

An introduction to the macrobiotic diet discusses the physical, spiritual, and emotional benefits of a plan that emphasizes an assortment of nuts, grains, vegetables, and other foods that are primarily unprocessed and can be combined to balance the body's energies, accompanied by menus, eating plans, food buying tips, and recipes for every meal of the day. Original.

The Great Life Diet

A Practical Guide to Heath, Happiness, and Personal Fulfillment

The Great Life Diet

With the majority of Americans now attempting to eat healthier and an estimated million of them each year in the past decade adopting vegetarian or semi-vegetarian diets, The Great Life Diet is ready to enter the cultural mainstream.

Basic Macrobiotic Cooking

Procedures of Grain and Vegetable Cookery

Basic Macrobiotic Cooking

Our best-selling cookbook, this excellent book clearly presents the procedures of preparing whole grains and fresh vegetables. It is useful for anyone interested in greater health through cooking.

User's Guide to the Top 10 Natural Therapies

Your Introductory Guide to the Best That Natural and Alternative Therapies Offer

User's Guide to the Top 10 Natural Therapies

Integrative cardiology -- Miracles in the mids -- ATP : the miracle of life -- The spark of life : coenzyme Q 10 -- L-carnitine : the energy shuttle -- D-ribose : the sugar of life--the missing link -- Magnesium : the unsung hero -- The Sinatra solution for strengthening the heart.

Embracing Menopause Naturally

Stories, Portraits, and Recipes

Embracing Menopause Naturally

We are familiar with its symptoms: hot flashes, night sweats, and more. While menopause triggers physical changes, it also brings forth spiritual issues that, for many women, mark a redefinition of the feminine self. To address the impact of menopause, Gabriele Kushi has created a practical guide to dealing with this special time. The author first provides a clear understanding of the overall process of menopause, from biological changes to emotional challenges. She then offers research-based nutritional guidelines that can help relieve menopausal symptoms, as well as healthful kitchen-tested recipes based on a natural foods diet. However, it is the stories and portraits of twenty menopausal women that are the heart and soul of the book. Here is a true companion for any woman who wants to nurture her own spiritual growth, adopt a natural foods diet, and enjoy good health throughout the midlife years.

Natural Body Natural Mind

Health, Ecology and the Human Spirit

Natural Body Natural Mind

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times This book takes a radical look at why wealthiest society in history is producing a culture where degenerative disease, emotional stress and social discord are the norm. It explores how our modern enchantment with technology and unlimited economic growth creates a gap between our everyday actions and our true human potential. By focusing on the relationships between Humanity to Nature and Health to Culture, Food to Health and Health to Emotion Mr. Tara presents a vision of how daily actions can create a world that works for everyone. Natural Body / Natural Mind challenges the values of science, religion and the marketplace with a passionate appeal to compassion, common sense and the wisdom of the heart.

Hamlet: The play

Hamlet: The play

SUPERANNO New historical, scientific, and literary evidence suggests that Christopher Marlowe--London's leading playwright and a secret government agent--staged his death and composed Hamlet and other works in partnership with Shakespeare. Volume 1 includes the text of the play, parallels with Marlowe's earlier works, and a summary of the evidence for his role. Volume 2 recounts Marlowe's life, "death," and literary resurrection, explores his collaboration with Shakespeare, and analyzes the play, including resonances with the leading characters.