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.
Denny Waxman, author of The Complete Macrobiotic Diet, is an internationally-renowned teacher, counselor, and writer in the fields of health, natural healing, and macrobiotics. In 1982, he gained international recognition for guiding Dr. Anthony Sattilaro, then President of Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia, to a complete recovery from terminal prostate cancer. Denny is also the founder of Essene Natural Food Store. Denny runs The Strengthening Health Institute in Philadelphia with his wife Susan Waxman.
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.
Master the age-old art of fermentation from home with Fermentation for Beginners.
Fermented foods are a delicious and rich source of nourishment. However, many beginners are skittish about starting the process of fermentation for the first time. With straightforward guides, delicious recipes, and step-by-step instructions, Fermentation for Beginners takes the stress out of at-home fermentation. Whether you are trying fermentation to improve your health, or just want to explore this time-tested culinary skill, Fermentation for Beginners will be your guide to the art of fermentation and the science of probiotic foods.
Fermentation for Beginners will show you how and why to ferment your own foods, with:60 Recipes providing step-by-step instructions for safe and effective fermentation Helpful Tips covering the ingredients and equipment you need to start fermenting at home An Overview explaining the science behind fermentation
Fermentation recipes include: Garlic Dill Pickles, Pear Chutney, Greek-Style Yogurt, Tempeh, Sourdough Baguettes, Corned Beef, Red Wine Vinegar, Basic Beer, Basic Wine, and much more!
With the right combination of microbes and a little skill, Fermentation for Beginners will give you all the tools you need to start fermenting your own foods right away.
The definitive guide to incorporating a macrobiotic diet into your daily life
Do you want to make the most of macrobiotics? This practical guide uses a body, mind, and spirit approach to introduce you to the basics of this popular diet. You'll see how to use macrobiotic principles to enhance your health and happiness; prepare the right foods to increase your energy and fight off disease; and make lifestyle changes to support your new way of eating.Begin on the path to healthy living — understand the science behind macrobiotics and how to apply the principles to your daily lifeHeal the macrobiotic way — discover the foods and nutrients that influence good health and heal common diseasesPlan for successful, non-stressful change — create a macro-friendly kitchen, shop smart, and introduce new foods to the family dietMake marvelous macrobiotic meals — prepare delicious,easy-to-follow recipes from breakfast to dessert and plan your weekly menuTake it on the road — make healthy restaurant choicesRound out your macrobiotic lifestyle — get tips for exercise, creating a more nourishing environment, and developing a self-healing personality
Open the book and find:The basics of macrobiotic nutritionHow to marshal your body, mind, and spirit to renew your healthTen tips for prompt, permanent weight lossPractical ways to eliminate cravings for unhealthy foodMore than 50 healthy, tasty recipesTime-saving cooking techniquesTips on managing your blood sugar with macrobiotic foodsThe right tools and equipment to stock a healthy kitchenA sample macrobiotic menu