What is Macrobiotics?
Macrobiotics, noun, (used with a singular verb)
1. a way of life that guides one's choices in nutrition, activity, and lifestyle.
2. a system of principles and practices of harmony to benefit the body, mind, and planet.
– macrobiotic, adj., such as macrobiotic philosophy or macrobiotic diet.
Origin: from Ancient Greek: Macro (large or long) and Bios (life or way of living).
- Definition agreed upon by the International Macrobiotic Conference 2017 in Berlin, with 45 macrobiotic teachers, along with GOMF, SHI, Macrobiotic Association, IMP, IME, Chi Energy, IMS, and other schools, institutes, and organizations.
Getting Started with Macrobiotics
Here are some ideas for beginning a macrobiotic practice:
Read online articles about Macrobiotics.
Individual Coaching from Noted Author
Julia Ferré offers individual macrobiotic cooking coaching sessions via phone or Skype.
- Obtain help from the author of Basic Macrobiotic Cooking and Food and Intuition 101
- Sessions tailored to your needs
Purchase Quality Macrobiotic Books
We help the George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation publish macrobiotic textbooks for our online classes. Our best sellers include:
- Acid Alkaline Companion and Essential Guide to Macrobiotics by Carl Ferré
- Basic Macrobiotic Cooking and Food and Intuition 101 by Julia Ferré
- Essential Ohsawa and Zen Macrobiotics by George Ohsawa
These may be purchased here or from the Ohsawa Macrobiotics site.