Ginat Rice is co-creator of the annual Whole Health Forum, a natural living retreat in Jerusalem. Ginat is a certified macrobiotic counselor and shiatsu therapist, and specializes in hand analysis and palmistry. She adopted a macrobiotic way of life in Israel in 1980, completed Level IV studies at the Kushi Institute and was co-owner in Boston of the Satori Natural Foods restaurant. She teaches internationally and frequently contributes to macrobiotic journals. With her husband, Sheldon, she directs macrobiotic activities in Israel. Ginat is the author of Food, Faith & Healing: 40 Stories of Cancer Recovery and co-author with Sheldon of the cookbook, Macrobiotic Meals, both available online. Visit Ginat at thericehouse.com.