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Giorgio Bosso, macrobiotic counselor and cooking instructor, learned from personal experience that the macrobiotic lifestyle was a healing path for him. Today he helps others to discover the energizing, soothing, and revitalizing powers of macrobiotics. Giorgio shares his experience and offers some tantalizing recipes below. My journey to healing started in winter 1984 in Milan, Italy. It was pouring rain and I had just gotten the result from the doctor that the Elisa test result was positive: I was infected with the HIV virus! When the doctor told me I literally felt as if I was sinking into the earth.
pH Balance Although acidic, the synergism of digestion kombucha becomes an alkaline forming food . Acid-Alkaline Forming Foods Foods may be classified in relation to the metabolic process as acid alkaline. Alkali's are soluble salts and acids are corrosive agents which have trouble combining with other things. A balanced diet contains 35% acid forming foods and 65% alkaline.
Over acidity, which can become a dangerous condition that weakens all body systems, is very common today. It gives rise to an internal environment conducive to disease, as opposed to a pH balanced environment which allows normal body function necessary for the body to resist disease. A healthy body maintains adequate alkaline reserves to meet emergency demands. When excess acids must be neutralized our alkaline reserves are depleted leaving the body in a weakened condition.
Powered by Translate For the first 5000 years of civilization, humans relied on foods and herbs for medicine. Only in the past 50 years have we forgotten our medicinal "roots" in favor of patent medicines.
Macrobiotic recipes Spring/Summer 1 Grain: Polenta with fresh Corn Protein: Herbed Black Soybeans Seaweed: Dulse Condiment Vege: Carrots and Broccoli with Ume Dill Dressing Pickle: Pressed Chinese Cabbage, Red Radish, and Lemon Dessert: Berry Kanten Polenta with Corn 3 cups of water 2 pinches sea salt 3 ears of organic fresh corn or one pkg. frozen organic corn 1 cup yellow corn grits olive oil, shoyu (optional)
Macrobiotic Dietary Guidelines Showing are general macrobiotic dietary guidelines for a temperate climate . We recommend you attend cooking classes and meet with a macrobiotic practitioner if you have health problems. Here is a list of the foods in category Whole Cereal Grains and Flour Products