Marc Van Cauwenberghe, MD received his medical degree from the University of Ghent in Belgium. Fascinated by philosophy of Asian and macrobiotic medicine, he started to practice macrobiotics in his own life and was impressed with the gradual improvements in his physical, mental, and spiritual health.  Dr. Van Cauwenberghe has lectured extensively throughout North America and Europe, and has translated several books and articles of George Ohsawa into English. He currently resides at the Ionia macrobiotic community in Kasilof, Alaska.