macrobiotics


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mac·ro·bi·ot·ics

(mak'rō-bī-ot'iks),
The study of the prolongation of life.

macrobiotics

(măk′rō-bī-ŏt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
A theory or practice of promoting well-being and longevity, principally by means of a diet consisting of unprocessed foods such as whole grains, vegetables, and beans.

mac′ro·bi·ot′ic adj.

macrobiotics

(1) The formal study of the prolongation of life. 
(2) A diet and life-style philosophy promulgated by George Ohsawa, whose work combined the western traditions of macrobiotics with traditional oriental medicine.

macrobiotics

A non-scientific system of diet based on the yin-yang (opposing, light—dark, male—female) principle. The principles of sound nutrition are well established on demonstrable scientific grounds that do not involve this idea. Over-enthusiastic adherence to a macrobiotic dietary could lead to ill-health.

macrobiotics

a dietary system advocating a diet of whole grains and vegetables grown without chemical additives, and in which foods are classified according to the principles of Yin and Yang.

mac·ro·bi·ot·ics

(mak'rō-bī-ot'iks)
The study of the prolongation of life.
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