Macrobiotics For Dummies
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You'll need to make changes in the way you eat to achieve the best results in a food plan based on macrobiotics. By avoiding the following foods, you may increase energy, sleep better, stabilize blood sugar, reduce inflammation, and tame cravings. These positive effects contribute to a healthier, happier you.

  • Any food containing white, brown, or any other refined sugar

  • Maple syrup, barley malt, rice syrup, and agave syrup

  • Fruit juice

  • Milk, cheese, cream, butter, ghee, yogurt, and ice cream

  • Refined oils

  • Caffeine

  • Alcohol

  • Recreational drugs

  • Medications (with some exceptions for current prescriptions)

  • Heavy use of spices

  • White rice and white flour

  • Foods containing chemicals, preservatives, dyes, and insecticides

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Verne Varona is one of the most dynamic health educators in the country. A nationally sought-after speaker, Varona has authored articles for publications such as Natural Health, Alternative Healing, Macrobiotics Today, and Healthy Body & Fitness. Verona is also the author of the best-selling Nature's Cancer-Fighting Foods.

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