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n. (used with a sing. verb)
A theory or practice of promoting well-being and longevity, principally by means of a diet consisting of unprocessed foods such as whole grains, vegetables, and beans.
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(Cookery) (functioning as singular) a dietary system in which foods are classified according to the principles of Yin and Yang. It advocates diets of whole grains and vegetables grown without chemical additives
[C20: from macro- + Greek biotos life + -ics]
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mac•ro•bi•ot•ics(ˌmæk roʊ baɪˈɒt ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
a program emphasizing harmony with nature, esp. through vegetarianism.
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the branch of biology that studies longevity. — macrobiosis, n. — macrobiotist, n.See also: Biology
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A dietary system first devised by a Japanese doctor, Sagen Ishizuka, in which a diet of grains, brown rice, and vegetables is used for healing and illness prevention.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
macrobiotics[ˌmækrəʊbaɪˈɒtɪks] N → macrobiótica f
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macrobiotics[ˌmækrəʊbaɪˈɒtɪks] n → macrobiotisme m
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macrobiotics[ˌmækrəʊbaɪˈɒtɪks] nsg → macrobiotica
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