The macrobiotic diet has a long history, which has since adapted to be less restrictive and more mindfulness-based. Several people wonder, “what are the side effects of the macrobiotic diet?” At SHI, these worries must be addressed.

It is important to understand that a transition to a macrobiotic plant-based diet takes time. We encourage clients to start simple. So here are some easy macrobiotic breakfast options.

Coronavirus is impacting our mental health. Here are 8 diet and lifestyle tips to help you stay happy and healthy.

With articles coming out about the unknowns of coronavirus. It can seem that we are helpless in fighting it. However, we all have the ability to boost our immune system to maintain good health.

Not only is sesame seeds delicious but they have amazing health benefits. Let’s take a look on how you can include sesame seeds in your macrobiotic diet!

According to their website, The Golo Diet, which stands for “go lose weight, go look great, go love life”, was developed by a team of doctors and pharmacists. What is the Golo Diet and is it healthy?

The DASH diet is an approach to healthy heating that is focused on helping people reduce high blood pressure. So is the DASH diet the best approach to lowering blood pressure? Let’s find out!

Susan Waxman has dedicated herself to helping clients feel better and teaching students how to cook healthy meals. Try her amazing sweet vegetable and millet recipe. Enjoy! 

We forget the value of taking a healthy vacation. Time away allows us to take care of ourselves and recharge. It is great for our physical, mental and spiritual health.

This macrobiotic salad is a great dish to add your meal. A salad is meant to accompany the rest of the meal in a way that brings excitement to the dish.

Eating before bed is a highly debated topic among the health community. So is it bad to eat before bed? Let’s find out and finally put this topic to bed.

The world around us is constantly changing, balancing and harmonizing. In macrobiotics, this is represented by yin and yang. Yin and yang is a way of seeing life by recognizing everything is either one or the other.

My goal as a macrobiotic teacher is to inspire my students to cook at home. So here are 7 simple tips on how to make macrobiotic cooking fun and painless!

When searching for macrobiotics, you may have come upon articles on the macro diet. The macro diet is NOT macrobiotics. This diet is actually very different.

The health and condition of each organ and organ system appears on the face. For that reason, learning how to evaluate and recognize facial symptoms, can help you become aware of underlying health issues.

Grocery shopping on a macrobiotic diet doesn’t have to be difficult! By creating a meal plan, a list of dishes that will be made each day, you can easily build a macrobiotic shopping list.

Finding a macrobiotic restaurant or place to have a macrobiotic meal can still feel challenging. But it doesn’t have to be!

A macrobiotic dinner does not have to be complicated. Here are the tips to get dinner on the table.

Strong health means a strong gut. The gut is central to the strength of the immune system, mental sharpness, and ability to synthesize and absorb nutrients.

If you are looking for a vegan burrito recipe––here you go! Check out this delicious and satisfying recipe for a macrobiotic burrito by Susan Waxman.

The large intestine fights off sickness, keeps lungs healthy, and helps us stay mentally strong. Learn how to get the strong health you have always wanted!

By learning how to strengthen our chakras, we become more connected to ourselves.

Eastern medicine practices are often misunderstood and scrutinized by modern science. However, when shiatsu meridians, an eastern concept, are applied to a massage, it can improve your health, treat illness, and create healing.

This is a beneficial bancha tea recipe with use of the umeboshi plum or plums comes from the macrobiotic cooking expert, Susan Waxman.

Zen Macrobiotics by George Ohsawa is the one of the founding texts on modern macrobiotics.

What is in your salt? Salt should be evaluated on what type of salt is used, refined salt or unrefined sea salt, and when salt is added to food. This will determine if the salt will be harmful or beneficial to the body.

The following is a nishime recipe that is light and refreshing for the start of warm weather. Prepared by Susan Waxman, acclaimed chef and macrobiotics expert at the SHI Macrobiotics.

In this article, we will teach you why you should eat brown rice, best pot for cooking brown rice, how to cook brown rice, and variations on brown rice recipes.

The Mediterranean diet offers a lot of benefits for people who are looking to be healthy – but ultimately macrobiotic practice is a better holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle – this is why!

There are many diets that come and go that can be difficult to follow. Macrobiotics shouldn’t be that way. Learn how to create a meal plan that doesn’t focus on the latest trends, but on long-lasting staples from historically healthy civilizations.

The vegan diet and lifestyle abstains from the consumption and use of all animal and dairy products. The adoption of a vegan diet or lifestyle leads to many personal discoveries and challenges.

George Ohsawa was a pioneer far ahead of his time. He created models for understanding, interpreting, and living all aspects of life.

Food addiction is similar to many other forms of addiction. A common misconception is that addictions must come from bad habits and unhealthy activities. But, this is not always the case.

This is a follow up article on the macrobiotic definition posted by Denny Waxman. Below, we will detail the purpose and conversations behind why it was so important to create a universal understanding of macrobiotic practice.

The following was released by the George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation in their magazine, Macrobiotics Today. It features the Strengthening Health Institute’s founder Denny Waxman and his open letter to President Trump as a plea to incorporate macrobiotic education into US domestic policy.