What is the macrobiotics diet number seven (# 7)
No other natural health and treatment method has been met with
either passionate embrace or fierce opposition than
especially the macrobiotic diet number seven (#7).
Macrobiotics diet number seven (#7) recommends eating only brown rice with a little sesame
salt (sesame salt is called Gomashio in macrobiotics cooking
books) for a period
of days, sometimes weeks and sometimes months. This allegedly helps cleanse
the body of accumulated toxins and disease. But is this reasonable?
Especially in our modern highly polluted world with
Does the macrobiotic diet number seven #7 really help?
Diet #7 does not cure any disease especially infections.
lyme disease could suffer severe acid refluxes on the
macrobiotics number seven diet? These patients condition will
deteriorate on the number seven (#7) diet.
We have had
with many patients suffering from various diseases who followed the
number seven (#7) diet prior to consulting with
us. Their condition either did not improve or
got worse on the number seven (#7) diet.
Diseases that would deteriorate on the number seven diet
inflammatory dowel disease,
tuberculosis and many other diseases.
George Ohsawa & the macrobiotic diet number seven #7
George Ohsawa himself, who devised the number seven diet (#7), advised against
going on the macrobiotics number #7 diet later on in his life.
... no one can live in this modern life without vegetables
because life now is too polluted on every level ...
Zen Macrobiotic cooking by Michel Abehsera. Avon
Publishers, New York, New York, 1968.