11. Think lifestyle choice, not diet

If you want to be truely macrobiotic you've got to change more than just how you eat. The macriobiotic diet philosophy goes hand in hand with several lifestyle principles designed to maximise the health of your mind and spirit, as well as your body. According to the Kushi Institute, these include: chewing thoroughly, wearing natural clothing and limiting accessories, spending time in the sunlight, minimising the use of technology like computers and TV and singing a happy song. Can do!