Healthnotes Index:

Macrobiotic Diet

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Resources for This Diet

The George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation (GOMF)

1999 Myers Street

Oroville, CA 95966

(916) 533–7702

GOMF also publishes Macrobiotics Today magazine.

Macrobiotics online, the official web site of the Kushi Institute

The Vega Study Center

Pocket Guide to Macrobiotics by Carl Ferré, Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, 1997.

The Macrobiotic Way: The Complete Macrobiotic Diet & Exercise Book by Michio Kushi, Garden City Park, NY: Avery Publishing Group, 1993.

An Introduction to Macrobiotics. A Beginner’s Guide to the Natural Way of Health by Carolyn Heidenry, Garden City Park, NY: Avery Publishing Group, 1991.

Basic Macrobiotics 2nd ed. by Herman Aihara, Oroville, CA: George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation, 1998.

The Cancer Prevention Diet: Michio Kushi’s Nutritional Blueprint for the Prevention and Relief of Disease by Michio Kushi and Alex Jack, New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994.

Diet for a Strong Heart: Michio Kushi’s Macrobiotic Dietary Guidelines for the Prevention of High Blood Pressure, Heart Attack, and Stroke by Michio Kushi and Alex Jack, New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987.


Berrino F, Villarini A, De Petris M, et al. Adjuvant diet to improve hormonal and metabolic factors affecting breast cancer prognosis. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2006;1089:110–8.

Cunningham E, Marcason W. Is there any research to prove that a macrobiotic diet can prevent or cure cancer? J Am Diet Assoc 2001;101:1030.

Kushi LH, Cunningham JE, Hebert JR, et al. The macrobiotic diet in cancer. J Nutr 2001;131(11 Suppl):3056S–64S [review].

Kushi M, Jack A. The Cancer Prevention Diet. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994.

Mahan LK, Escott-Stump S, eds. Krause’s Food, Nutrition, and Diet Therapy, 10th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company, 2000, 885.

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