We of the greater BOSTON area tend to believe
that Michio Kushi as a chain smoker,
since some of my friends who studied
macrobiotics here in Brookline MA
have seen Michio Kushi smoke.
No one wants to be "taken as a fool".
At 05:51 PM 9/28/00 -0700, Joel Strickland wrote:
>I understand Ohzawa-san was a chain smoker.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Renga Rajan" <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2000 4:46 PM
>Subject: Re: Macrobiotics
> > Gary
> > >The whole idea of yin/yang and applying this to food is not
> > >based on any sound scientific ideas or logic in my opin.
> > Yin/Yang may be not definable precisely in scientific terms, however, they
> > are based on good logic. They have something called '7 Theorams and 12
> > principles' and yin/yang is derived from them. If you have not read any
> > books by George Ohzawa, then, I urge you to refer to them. It is certainly
> > a good tool to understand ourselves in a better way.
> > >>It won't make you feel tired like fruitarian diets.
> > >I don't know what your definition of fruitarian is, but
> > >the above statement is not true based on my experience.
> > I used to live on fruits for some time. Fruits kept me hungry all the
> > time, hich made me feel like tired. Since I was hungry all the time,
> > I could not take my mind off from food related thoughts for long time.
> > for me. May be, had I included some kind of nuts,
> > it would have made me feel better. No doubt that fruit diet
> > is very good to detox the body, but not more than that IMO.
> > Renga