Melanie Brown Waxman is an amazing woman, her interest in food is definitely a bountiful fruit of her bubbling creativity. Yes, this book is far more than a cookbook. Her enlivening language has an ease and simplicity which entertains as well as instructs. Here we have philosophy, insights into nature and a wealth of wisdom nutritional and otherwise from bringing up her seven children.
Chapters, many of which are short and zappy, include answers to important issues when starting macrobiotics - What about Protein? Getting Started Macrobiotic Shopping List; Eating Well at College; Vital Veggies; Healthy Steps to Your Ideal Weight and much more. There is even a very useful Natural Medicine Cabinet which covers three types of headaches, insect bites and bee stings, etc. It is one of those wonderful books which contributes greatly to anyone desiring a happy, healthy life.