Definition of Macrobiotics

1. Noun. The theory of promoting health and longevity by means of diet (especially whole beans and grains).

Generic synonyms: Dietetics
Derivative terms: Macrobiotic



Definition of Macrobiotics

1. n. The art of prolonging life.

Definition of Macrobiotics

1. Noun. The art of prolonging life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Macrobiotics

1. A theory of diet which places chief emphasis upon cereals and grains, fish and certain vegetables. Based upon the link between potassium and sodium in the body. (19 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macrobiotics

macroautophagy
macrobacterium
macrobenthos
macrobian
macrobiological
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macrobiologists
macrobiology
macrobiosis
macrobiota
macrobiote
macrobiotic
macrobiotic diet
macrobiotically
macrobiotics (current term)
macroblast
macroblepharon
macroblock
macroblocks
macrobrachia
macroburst
macrobursts
macrocardia
macrocell
macrocells
macrocellular
macrocephalic
macrocephalous
macrocephalus

Literary usage of Macrobiotics

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1. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Doctors Look at macrobiotics. Japan Publications, New York. Kushi, LH 1988. ... The Book of macrobiotics. Japan Publications, Inc., New York. ..."

2. Radiant Healing: The Many Paths to Personal Harmony and Planetary Wholeness by Bellamy Isabel, Isabel Bellamy, Donald MacLean, Maclean Donald (2005)
"macrobiotics Dr Sagen Ishizuka, born in Japan in 1851, concluded that foods are ... This was later called macrobiotics by George Ohsawa, the founder of the ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... hold on life: specifically applied to the Macrobiótica?. macrobiotics ... which is evident from the Greek work surviving on the subject of macrobiotics. ..."

4. Lun-hêng by Chʻung Wang, Alfred Forke (1907)
"He found even the time to write a book on " macrobiotics," which he put into practice ... Wang Chung's last work, the Yang-hsing-shu or macrobiotics in 16 ..."

5. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1888)
"The part of macrobiotics which concerns the general conditions of existence, and the laws governing the conservation of the integrity of the nutritive, ..."

6. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Bernard Frost (2000)
"The Souen Restaurant SoHo (210 6th Ave., s 212-807-7421) specializes in macrobiotics. Entrées are carefully proportioned with grains, sea vegetables and ..."

7. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"... physiology of sensation (in the Urania), and macrobiotics. The titles of my regular lectures in the University as given in the catalogue do not convey ..."

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