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Promenade Home: Macrobiotics and Women's Health
Promenade Home Macrobiotics and Women's Health
Author: Gayle Jack
ISBN-13: 9780870406973
ISBN-10: 0870406973
Pages: 296
Edition: 1st ed
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Publisher: Japan Publications (USA)
Book Type: Hardcover
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Promenade Home is the absorbing story of a Texas wife, mother, and schoolteacher who has looked at health from both sides- from the modern perspective of dependency on doctors, hospitals, and medication and from the practice of a traditional way of life.

Following [many illnesses]... she was finally diagnosed as having tumors in her ovaries. She visited many doctors, internists, and therapists, none of whom ever mentioned diet as a possible factor in her problems.

Finally in 1979, Gale was introduced to macrobiotics- a way of life centered on whole, unprocessed foods- at a seminar given by Michio and Aveline Kushi in a church in Dallas. Rediscovering the grain-based way of eating that brought her grandparents to the American West in a covered wagon, her promenage home to health and happiness began.