Alimentación Macrobiótica para la salud humana y las enfermedades crónicas

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Miguel Ángel Blasco-Carlos
Jesús García-Moreno

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Esta revisión se ha centrado en el potencial de la nutrición Macrobiótica para la salud humana, ya que es probablemente la ciencia más completa sobre el alimento como medicina. Con aproximadamente 5000 años de evolución, el tiempo le ha permitido a la Macrobiótica desarrollarse a un nivel de complejidad muy alto, al punto de adaptarse a cada individuo o circunstancia. La Macrobiótica forma parte de lo que se conoce como medicina Oriental, y afirma que la salud no es sólo el resultado de una correcta proporción de alimentos, sino también del equilibrio entre las dos energías, el yin y el yang, en el individuo y su entorno. Actualmente existen escuelas, clínicas privadas y restaurantes macrobióticos en todos los países más avanzados del mundo, pero esta disciplina aún está lejos de las carreras académicas oficiales y todavía hay muy poca investigación sobre ella. Este documento da una visión general de los pilares fundamentales de este tipo de alimentación, repasa las principales investigaciones científicas que la estudian o sobre el tipo de dieta en la que se basa, y se centra en su potencial para curar enfermedades crónicas como el cáncer y la diabetes.

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Blasco-Carlos M Ángel, García-Moreno J. Alimentación Macrobiótica para la salud humana y las enfermedades crónicas. Rev. Med. UCSG [Internet]. 3 de julio de 2023 [citado 20 de mayo de 2024];24(2):7-14. Disponible en: https://rmedicina.ucsg.edu.ec/index.php/ucsg-medicina/article/view/1201
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Miguel Ángel Blasco-Carlos, Instituto de Investigación e Innovación en Salud IntegralUniversidad Católica de Santiago de GuayaquilAv, Carlos J. Arosemena, Km 1.5Guayaquil, Ecuador

PhD en Biotecnología

Profesor de Antropología Médica de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas.

Investigador del ISAIN

UCSG

Jesús García-Moreno, Facultad de Ciencias MédicasUniversidad Católica de Santiago de GuayaquilAv, Carlos J. Arosemena, Km 1.5Guayaquil, Ecuador

Estudiante de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas

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