March 2, 2019


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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I want to start drinking smoothies everyday to make my diet healthier.

Green for Life

Lists with This Book. We both now drink them for breakfast on most mornings as a replacement for whatever we ate before. And in reading the book several of her assertions when combined really make a lot of sense. Preview — Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko.

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Bottoms up to green drinks! Gleaned some fun nutrition-related facts, but unprofessional writing style and contradictory ideas made me skeptical of her philosophy. Her enthusiasm shines through, which is nice. Trivia About Green for Life. So, my wife and I tried green smoothies, and at first glance they looked horrible! Testimonials of the people who took part in the study, as well as others who had attended Boutenko’s workshops, and Boutenko herself, were overwhelmingly positive.

Just try not to roll your eyes when she goes off on her bouten,o about craving wild weeds.

Toon meer Toon minder. I’m turning into such a weirdo raw food geek. We also need salt to live, and all the minerals in unrefined sea salt are a good addition to the diet and not unhealthy at all. If you’re just boutehko for recipes, skip to the recipe chapter.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. She makes statements, as another reviewer noted, like her mother that had cancer in which she attributed to swimming in a river near Chernobyl could have been cured with green smoothies. Humans weren’t intended to drink the majority of their greeb and that’s why there are no blenders in nature.

Refresh and try again. But you can easily adapt the recipes to have more greens and less fruit in them.

Strongly recommend both the book and the addition of a daily shot boutejko green smoothies to anyone! Feb 23, Jeanette “Astute Crabbist” rated it liked it Shelves: I am interested in the recipes for smoothies and intend to try several. Not too happy with this book.

Fortunately, I have a feeling that this earlier documentation of Victoria’s enthusiasm for the green smoothie lifestyle is just as inspiring a read. The book’s main idea is that humans evolv I wanted to read The Green Smoothie Revolutionbecause that’s what I think it will be, but there were no copies available through my library. Would it be doable to blend-to-freeze portions of these recipes for combining later? By the way, I met tor and her husband at a potluck years ago.

Jj Smith Green Smoothies for Life 17, Or just get started: Interestingly, Victoria’s somewhat intuitive interpretation of human evolution was backed up by science inwhen a new measuring technique used on preserved teeth showed that early human, long known as Nutcracker Man, was not actually cracking nuts with his massive jaw but rather chewing tor young green leaves that accompanied his fruit-based diet into a readily digestible paste.

My recommendation would be to look up green smoothies online, try out kife basic recipes for a month, and see if you don’t feel better. If you want to feel better and have more energy but you don’t necessarily want to go on a diet, just add a green smoothie to your day. I won’t deny that your health would improve from adding these to your diet daily–I’ve been drinking them myself nearly every morning for several weeks now.


However, I suspect that if my diet leaves my jaw weakened, it means there is something amiss with my diet. I did learn quite a bit about just how beneficial they are from this book, which I was glad to know. The book ‘Catching Fire’ explains why cooking food and eating meat and eggs made us who we are and why cooked veggies are easier to digest than raw buotenko. Feb 21, Kelli rated it really liked ,ife. She then did fro study of people who were all diagnosed with low stomach acid, giving them one quart of greens in smoothie form per day for a month, with the hypothesis that there would be an improvement in their digestion, as well as overall houtenko.

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. It does a good job explaining everything you need to know about greens and why greens are absorbed ggeen by your body when blended.