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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Trivia About Green for Life. 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.

Green for Life

If after that time I am convinced that I could actually change my eating houtenko to include Green Smoothies, I will have to invest in a much better appliance. I am going to try this for at least two weeks with a small food processor and a weak blender. First off, everyone considering reading this book should know that Mrs. Boutenko’s eyes the only qualifications needed to make nutritional and dietary claims are to have at one time been grossly overweight and to have then lost that weight through a certain dietary program.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Chopping and grinding greens and fruits to a pulp, in mass quantities, really requires a powerful processor and a large capacity blending bowl and lots of elbow room.

Her enthusiasm shines through, which is nice. Her opening diatribe against modern medical research and medicine makes this point perfectly clear. If you’re just looking for recipes, skip to the recipe chapter. Whether she was the first person to come up with this idea or not, she did go through an interesting creative process.


Offering more in-depth nutritional and experiential information than Boutenko s recently released Green Smoothie Revolution, Green for Life makes an ideal companion piece to its recipe-rich successor. Also, if you drink green smoothies hopefully it will improve your nutrition – not mak Not too happy with this book. I appreciate Boutenko’s reference to permaculture a sustainable perennial gardening method that we all should become familiar with as well as her emphasis on the quality of the soil our food is grown in.

Smoothie Cleanse Recipes for Liver D 17, If you are going to try green smoothies then for equipment all you need is a regular blender – not the very expensive version the author tries to sell you by directing you to her website. We looked at each other doubting we’d ever make a habit of drinking these things! This is a book you can read in a couple of hours.

Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko

To ask other readers questions about Green for Foeplease sign up. I am interested in the recipes for smoothies and intend to try several.

Want to Liife Currently Reading Read. How do you maintain teeth health? Also, if you drink green smoothies hopefully it will improve your nutrition – not make you salivate over weeds like Boutenko claims happens to her. Victoria developed a series of greens smoothies that enable anyone to consume the necessary amount of greens in a very palatable way.

Luckily, as Victoria’s book hammers home, drinking your greens can not only be an easier way to get them in your diet, but pulverizing them into their liquid form makes the green goodness even more biologically available to our bodies.


Jane Haddad Green Smoothie Habit 17, Having said all that, the amount of research she has done is incredible and impressive. So, my wife and I tried green smoothies, and at first glance they looked horrible! Victoria definitely sold me on the importance of incorporating green drinks into our daily diet.

I strongly recommend reading some of the books in her bibliography, which she explains is where she got her knowledge. Published October 20th by Raw Family Publishing first published Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is.

I have been drinking smoothies for a while now but this book has motivated me to up my intake. What she has done here in terms of her Rosebug study is commendable, and the information about why you should incorporate green smoothies in your diet is tremendous. I would have felt very ill and hypoglycemic eating the 4 serves of fruit in many of the smoothie recipes in this book, they were beyond sugary. Can you tell I’m on the green bandwagon now?

We have evolved in different ways to chimps and have different digestive systems and so on. I’m giving this one a 5 just because I think it’s lfe book everyone should read for better health.

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