In Green for Life, raw foods pioneer Victoria Boutenko presents an overlooked powerhouse of nutrition in this equation: greens. For their bounty of minerals and . Green for Life details the immense health benefits of greens and suggests smoothies as an easy way to consume them in sufficient quantities. Green for life / by Victoria Boutenko ; foreword by. A. William Menzin. p. cm. eISBN: 1. Nutrition. 2. Raw foods. 3. Smoothies (Beverages). 4.

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You’ll be so happy you did. Definitely inspired me to try out green smoothies. It’s important to have a broader nutritional picture than is given in this book, so you can avoid possible nutritional deficiencies and underst Not especially well-written, but easy for anyone to understand. Just try not to roll your eyes when she goes off on her tirades about craving wild weeds. Finding out how much protein is in various greens was an exciting discovery for me–a gardener who planted way too many greens this summer and wound up letting most of them ruin.

Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko

Victoria’s description of the healthfulness that can be derived from hiring a Vitamix to do the chewing of Nutcracker Man’s diet might sound hyperbolic to those who haven’t experienced it, but I highly suggest you try it before coming to that conclusion. My children even gave it the thumbs up – amazing. It has great info on why you should be drinking your greens and it also ofr a nice selection of smoothies to get you on your way to glowing health! I encourage everyone to give the green smoothie a try.

The book includes charts of the nutritional content of greens, which shows very high amounts of things such as amino acids – the building blocks of protein – and essential vitamins and minerals, and comparisons of the nutritional value of organic greens versus conventionally farmed greens shocking!


Green for Life

The only redeeming attribute of this book is the recipes at the back. I make one every morning. I hope the author remains in good health on this diet too.

The book is also a bit disorganized and scattered. This is a book you can read in a couple of hours. Victoria Boutenko exhaustively researched scientific studies regarding the healthiest diet for humans, as well as the diet of our closest relatives, chimpanzees, to discover the healthiest diet for us.

Bottoms up to green drinks! Jan 25, Stephanie Snyder rated it really fof it. Feb 18, Grern rated it really liked it. The book ‘Catching Fire’ explains why cooking food and foe meat and eggs made us who we are and why cooked veggies are easier to digest than raw ones.

What I liked about this book was the concept of making green drinks – giving you a choice in-between just eating greens as they are and juicing them.

But in the garden it’s often feast or famine. Acids are not high pH, but low pH. But we tried them and amazingly, they really are quite tasty! I encourage everyone to give the green s This is a book you can read in a couple of hours. I have been drinking smoothies for a while now but this book has motivated me to up my intake. They may just be the key to the world’s simplest revolution in health. We’ve all heard the repeated urgings to “eat your greens” which makes sense in nutritional theory, bouteno may not always be so practical in lifestyle reality.

She talks about stomach acid and speaks in terms of high pH acids. Also included are the results of a pilot study demonstrating the effectiveness of adding just one quart of green smoothies a day to one s diet, without changing anything else voutenko dietary intake. Plus, these green smoothies make the most delicious, convenient, easy, and highly energizing meal.

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I feel better, but I’m not about to go out and run a 10k. I couldn’t help but worry about her health as I gteen this book. Feb 23, Jeanette “Astute Crabbist” rated it liked it Shelves: Smoothie Cleanse Recipes for Liver D 17, To learn more, read the book. Her opening diatribe ag Good recipes, horrible writing. Gratis verzending 14 dagen bedenktijd Tweedehands artikelen retourneren is vaak niet gratis. This book is filled with lots of great information about the value and benefits of eating a healthy raw foods liife diet that includes green drinks.

Oct 24, Chenoa Siegenthaler rated it really liked it. The recipes in the back of the book are gracious plenty to get a person started on making green smoothies a daily ritual. Her writing style was engaging and it was hard not to like her by the end of the book. Having said all that it’s an important message Bouutenko Boutenko has and it’s a book worth seeking out. They are indeed tasty as this book states and boutsnko a health benefit. I wouldn’t try curing cancer with green smoothies, boutwnko maybe in conjunction with eating more healthily and exercising, you’ll be less likely to get ill.

I did not think lettuce ranked that high in the nutrition factors among other green leafy vegetables but upon research, I see that indeed Romaine lettuce has amazing nutritional values.

Her enthusiasm shines through, which is nice. Paperbackpages.