|(functioning as singular) a dietary system in which foods are classified according to the principles of Yin and Yang. It advocates diets of whole grains and vegetables grown without chemical additives|
|[C20: from |
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
macrobiotics mac·ro·bi·ot·ics (māk'rō-bī-ŏt'ĭks)
The theory or practice of promoting well-being and longevity, principally by means of a diet consisting chiefly of whole grains and beans and restricted amounts of liquids and noncereal foods.