Pronunciation: (mak"rō-bī-ot'iks), [key]
—n. (used with a sing. v.)
a philosophically oriented program incorporating elements from several ancient cultures and emphasizing harmony with nature, esp. through adherence to a diet consisting primarily of whole grains, beans, vegetables, and moderate amounts of seafood and fruit.
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