The macrobiotic diet is based on two contracting powers, which must be included in this diet in balance.
The macrobiotic diet is based on the idea that the universe consists of two contracting forces: the yin and yang. A happy life is possible only with a balance of two forces. Accordingly, also considered for a healthy diet, and both forces are brought into balance. Many diseases of civilization are due to a backlog of damaging yin.
Yin and Yang – the forces of the universe
To offset the food is assigned to the two forces, the criteria for this classification of both the state as may be the form of preparation of food. Yin stands for the Plant, Light and feminine, while Yang the animal, severity and male embodies. As best as perfectly balanced between yin and yang foods, considers the macrobiotic diet theory whole-grain products. Originally, it was therefore the desire macrobiotic diet, the diet gradually to reduce whole-grain products. This is not practiced anymore.…