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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Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko

Victoria developed a series of greens In search of the perfect human diet, Victoria Boutenko compares the standard American diet with the diet of wild chimpanzees. Green for Life is not a lkfe book on nutrition, nor is it particularly well written, but it makes some sound scientific points, and it does so enthusiastically. Boutenko makes a stab at explaining how different plants grow and adapt and how their strategies affect their ability to nourish us, but in such a lightweight way blutenko a reader new to these concepts could entirely miss the significance.

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. I like green smoothies. For example, there is a chapter about jaw exercises. I’m giving this one a 5 just because I think it’s a book everyone should read for better health. Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is. I want to start drinking smoothies everyday to make my diet healthier.

Acids are not high pH, but low pH. Boutenko is not a scientist. Bottoms up to green drinks! For bouteko bounty of minerals and nutrients, greens exceed other vegetables in value. 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 in dietary intake.


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Published October 20th boutenio Raw Family Publishing first published Full of pseudo-science nonsense. However my real regret was lack of a more complete suggestion in terms of a daily diet with green smoothies – she mentions that it should accompany a raw diet.

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. 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.

You’ll be so happy you did. I couldn’t help but worry about her health as I read this book. Green smoothies eliminate toxins, correct nutritional deficiencies, and are delicious as well. I hope the very extreme vegan diet the author follows doesn’t catch on in the same way. Look on the internet for green smoothie recipes. Looking forward to getting more fiber in my diet and to get the benefits of going green!

I am interested in the recipes for smoothies and intend to try several. If it’s too thick add some more water. Paperbackpages. Dec 06, jack rated it it was amazing. By the way, I met her and her husband at a potluck years ago.

Green for Life

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Fortunately, however, this nutrition book, more so than any other, prescribes incredible ease in traversing that gulf. Sadly, I know of no other nutrition book that suggests such a wide gulf between what humans were meant to eat and what we eat.

She doesn’t suggest or explain what kinds of lifee might be necessary or why one would do that; the inference is that if people drink enough smoothies, they may need to make up for all the chewing their jaws aren’t doing in some fashion.


Change your life and make it happen. It was a very good story about Victoria and her family, and the journey to health which arrives her at Green Smoothies, and I am most definitely going to try the Green Smoothies. Open Preview See a Problem? Read it in Swedish, but it wasn’t available here in the Swedish version So, my wife and I tried green smoothies, and at first glance they looked horrible!

Feb 18, WWG rated it really liked it. Feb 21, Kelli rated blutenko really liked it. Quotes from Green for Life. 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.

Dec 21, Geoffrey Kleinman rated it liked it Recommends it for: I’m turning into such a weirdo raw food geek. They are indeed tasty as this book states and definitely a health benefit. Juicing vegetables is best as it means you absorb far more nutrients from them than when you’re just 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.

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.

I found this book very inspiring and intend to try out daily green smoothies for myself. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Despite the pseudo-science, there are some good suggestions in here about getting more greens into your diet.