Buddhism & Food: A Balanced Form of Eating

Originating from the principles of Zen Buddhism, the concept of a macrobiotic diet was first formalised by the Japanese Army Doctor Sagen Ishizuka who believed in benefits of following a traditional oriental diet and condemned the adaptation of western medicine and nutrition principles. The macrobiotic diet propagates a balanced form of eating with an emphasis on … Continue reading Buddhism & Food: A Balanced Form of Eating

Macronutrients v/s Whole Foods

In 1827, scientist William Prout first introduced the world to the concept of macronutrients. All food items could be grouped under one of the three macronutrients; fats, proteins and carbohydrates. The consumption of macronutrients could be directly related to one's health and well being. Ever since dieticians, public health experts, nutritionists, etc. have used this … Continue reading Macronutrients v/s Whole Foods