Ask EN

November 2002 Issue

Macrobiotic Diets Can Be Healthful, But Not a Cancer Cure

Q. I hear macrobiotic diets are back in vogue. What exactly is the diet and are there any proven health advantages? A. With Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna both on the macrobiotic bandwagon, the diet—popularized worldwide in the 1970’s by Michio Kushi—still has followers. Planned properly, macrobiotic diets can be healthful and as with any healthful way of eating may help prevent chronic diseases of aging, said Lawrence Kushi, Sc.D., an epidemiologist with Kaiser

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition

Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.