TITLE

Core Teachings

AUTHOR(S)
Aihara, Herman
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Macrobiotics Today;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes eight basic principles related to macrobiotics. The first two principles--ecology and economy of life--may be summed up as natural eating and farming: to nourish oneself primarily with untreated, locally grown whole foods and to return to the soil those of its products that cannot be used as food, and thus to keep people and the soil healthy and whole. The best foods for maintaining constancy of physiological and mental conditions are those that are locally grown. In terms of foods eaten, economy of life is observed by eating mainly whole foods. Macrobiotics differs from any other Western diet or nutrition theory because it is based on the biological atomic transmutation theory coined by Louis Kervran and George Ohsawa.
ACCESSION #
17621850

 

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