In this classic, Michio Kushi presents his vision for building world peace through a sane way of eating. As the leader of the international macrobiotic movement, Michio has taught, lectured, and worked steadily to achieve a world where all people can live in harmony with nature. Part 1 describes Michio's early life in Japan during World War II. Part 2 delves into the cosmological and universal concepts behind macrobiotics. Part 3 discusses the values essential to creating a world of lasting peace. Part 4 looks forward to a sustainable planetary commonwealth.