“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…
Michio Kushi is the world's leading expert on macrobiotics. He is the author of numerous books on the subject, including The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health.
MICHIO KUSHI is the leader of the international macrobiotic community. She has given seminars on Far Eastern medicine and philosophy to medical professionals and healthcare associates around the world. The Smithsonian Institute recently opened a permanent Michio Kushi Family Collection on Macrobiotics at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. ALEX JACK is an author, teacher, and dietary counselor. He is the founder and president of Planetary Health, Inc., an educational organization devoted to creating a sustainable future.