The macrobiotic diet is generally vegetarian and consists of whole grains and fresh, seasonal produce. Here are 10 tips to help you stay on track.

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1. Choose whole grains

The macrobiotic diet is made up of around 40 to 60 per cent carbohydrates, which is a refreshing change from the world of super low carb diets. But it’s not just any carbohydrate: the macrobiotic diet encourages eating whole cereal grains, which allows for the consumption of pasta, noodles, rice and bread.