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* Macrobiotics For Dummies, Verne Varona For Dummies; 1 edition (May 4, 2009)

* Aihara, Herman. Basic Macrobiotics. Japan Publications, 1985.

* Brown, Simon. "Macrobiotics For Life" North Atlantic 2009. Explores the macrobiotic philosophy and focuses on healing the body, mind and emotions. Includes recipes with colour photographs and practical advice on bringing up children and cravings. Includes contributions from many of the leading teachers from the current macrobiotic community.

* Brown, Simon. "Modern Day Macrobiotics" Carroll & Brown / North Atlantic. 2005. Full colour illustrated book with recipes, short cuts, eating out, energy of foods, menu plans, acid and alkaline, nutrition, and practical advice.

* Brown, Virginia, with Susan Stayman. Macrobiotic Miracle: How a Vermont Family Overcame Cancer. Japan Publications, 1984.

* Esko, Wendy. Introducing Macrobiotic Cooking Japan Publications, 1987. A standard introductory cookbook.

* Kushi, Michio. Your Body Never Lies: The Complete Book of Oriental Diagnosis. Square One, 2006. A comprehensive introduction to Oriental visual diagnosis.* Brown, Simon. "Modern Day Macrobiotics" Carroll & Brown / North Atlantic 2005. A complete illustrated introduction to macrobiotic foods, menu plans and recipes. Includes suggestions on cravings, quick meals, eating out and short cuts.

* Kushi, Michio. Your Face Never Lies. Avery Trade, 1983. Introduction to Oriental facial diagnosis; shorter and in some ways clearer than the book on body diagnosis but covering only the face, skin, hands, and voice.

* Kushi, Michio, and Alex Jack. The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health: A Complete Guide to Preventing and Relieving More Than 200 Chronic Conditions and Disorders Naturally. Ballantine Books, 2003. For each category of illness, the authors outline the conventional medical treatment, provide references to medical studies, and then discuss the macrobiotic approach.

* Kushi, Michio, with Alex Jack. The Book of Macrobiotics: The Universal Way of Health, Happiness, and Peace. Japan Publications, 1994. A treatise on macrobiotics; illuminating, but not light reading.

* Nussbaum, Elaine. Recovery from Cancer: The Remarkable Story of One Woman's Struggle With Cancer and What She Did to Beat the Odds. Square One, 2003.

* Porter, Jessica. The Hip Chick's Guide to Macrobiotics: A Philosophy for Achieving a Radiant Mind and a Fabulous Body. Avery Trade, 2004.

* Waxman, Melanie. "Eat Me Now" Macrobiotic recipes for students and single people.

* Sattilaro, Anthony, M.D., with Tom Monte. Recalled by Life: The Story of My Recovery from Cancer. Houghton Mifflin, 1982. An excellent general discussion of macrobiotics as related in a doctor’s personal experience of healing.

* Soo, Chee. The Tao of Long Life. Seahorse Books, 2008. The Tao of Long Life Sample pages on Chinese Macrobiotics to read online.

* Turner, Kristina. The Self-Healing Cookbook: Whole Foods to Balance Body, Mind and Moods. Earthtones Press, 2002. A warm, user-friendly, best-selling volume.


* Kushi Institute is the official web site of the Kushi Institute in Becket, MA, created by Michio Kushi.
* The Macrobiotic Guide: Your Essential Guide to Macrobiotics is a "resource for new people, travelers, schools, doctors, health-care professionals, caterers, food manufacturers and the international media."
* The Macrobiotic Association of Great Britain offers "a forum for the UK community to meet other members and to discover the macrobiotic resources available in Great Britain."


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