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.

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.