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Definition of Macrobiotic diet

Macrobiotic diet: A diet that incorporates Ayurvedic principles of food combining, is based mainly on brown rice and vegetables, and claims to lengthen life. The macrobiotic diet is strictly not recommended for pregnant women or children and may not provide sufficient protein and nutrients for others.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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