Macrobiotics is not really a diet, it's more of an eating philosophy or lifestyle.
'Macro Biotic' translates to 'Great Life'
The major principles of macrobiotic recognize the profound effects food, environment, activities, and attitude all have on our body-mind-emotions.
Macrobiotics focuses on choosing organic, locally grown, and seasonal produce.
Generally, macrobiotics consists of the following proportions:
50% to 60% whole grains
25% to 30% vegetables
5% to 10% soups
5% to 10% beans and sea vegetables