Adelbert Nelissen (Netherlands),
is the educational director of the Kushi Institute of Europe has been teaching macrobiotics all over the world for over 30 years.
Adelbert is one of the pioneers in the natural food movement in Europe and initiated many products such as sourdough breads, natural tofu, tempeh and seitan, and a whole range of sugar-free products. He introduced Shiatsu and Feng Shui in Holland.
Together with his wife Wieke he developed a macrobiotic study program for women, which they have successfully taught under the name of 'Women's Health' in different countries in Europe and as a residential program at the Kushi Institute. Adelbert has also helped to introduce macrobiotics to a number of Eastern European countries as well as to Singapore, Hong Kong, Africa and to Middle Eastern countries, and, recently China. Adelbert has 5 children and 6 grandchildren.