Marlene Watson-Tara – A high profiled and dedicated health counsellor and teacher with over 35 years’ experience of transforming lives.  A graduate of T. Colin Campbell Centre for Nutrition Studies eCornell, New York and an expert in her field on plant based nutrition.  An international author of the bestselling book ‘Macrobiotics for all Seasons’, sold in; United States of America, Europe, Asia and Australasia.

A long time vegan, lover of animals, nature and life and passionate about human ecology. As an eternal optimist, increasing the number of people worldwide to switch to a wholefoods, plant based diet and vegan lifestyle is her mission.  Together with her husband Bill Tara, they have created The Human Ecology Project. Teaching to the masses the subject of ‘diet and the development of disease’, alleviating animal suffering and moving the world towards a vegan diet to heal the environment is their focus.  I have spoken out about animal abuse, health and the human diet for many years. It is now time to focus on the problem that has the potential to end human existence on planet Earth.

In addition to her work as a Health Educator, Macrobiotic Counsellor and Cooking Teacher, Marlene has designed various successful programmes and concepts – The Natural Woman and Weight Loss Nature’s Way are two of her home grown workshops.

Marlene has been teaching her Living with the Seasons workshops in various parts of Europe, America and Australia over the last decade.   She has a list of clients ranging from the movies and arts to members of royal families.  In the last 10 years she has been teaching chef’s the art and skills of macrobiotic cooking and plant based nutrition.


Her dietary advice draws from the fields of Macrobiotic Nutrition, her studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine and her certification in plant based nutrition coupled with common sense. Marlene teaches alongside her husband Bill Tara working with students who enrol in their Macrobiotic Health Coach Programme. They also facilitate and run health retreats in various parts of Europe and America.


After all her experience in alternative health care, she has a story to tell and a vast amount of knowledge to share with you all about improving your quality of life.

Her favourite saying – “If you don’t look after your body, then where are you going to live?”