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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Juicing vegetables is best as it means you absorb far more nutrients from them than when you’re just blending them, and juiced vegetables and cooked vegetables are hugely easier to digest than merely blended up ones, but whizzed up veggies can be very tasty as well. The book ‘Deep Nutrition’ explains how a vegan diet may make a small minority of people feel okay in the here and now, but this could be due in large part to the healthier non-vegan diet followed by your parents and grandparents, and why eating a strict vegan diet very low in protein and fat could be very detrimental to your offspring and their offspring, as your genes need real food.

Feb 18, WWG rated it really liked it.

Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko

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. Gleaned some fun nutrition-related facts, but unprofessional writing style and contradictory ideas made me skeptical bouten,o her philosophy. Just a moment while we ljfe you in to your Goodreads account.

This book is full of poor writing coupled with wild assertions and hackneyed personal “research”. I found this book very inspiring and intend to try out daily green smoothies for myself. Dec 21, Geoffrey Kleinman rated it liked it Recommends it for: I encourage everyone to give the green s This is a book you can read in a couple of hours. A good choice for everyone’s personal library. I wouldn’t try curing cancer with green smoothies, but maybe in conjunction with eating more healthily and exercising, you’ll be less likely to get ill.


Which greens are most interchangeable in the recipes? The book includes charts of the nutritional content of greens, which shows very high vreen 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! Likewise, although I think the comparison between a chimp diet and human diet grreen interesting, it’s not exactly logical to say “a chimp eats this and chimps are similar to humans so humans should eat this.

In winkelwagen Op verlanglijstje. May 16, Lisa rated it it was ok Shelves: This book is filled with lots of great information about the value and benefits of eating a healthy raw foods based diet that includes green drinks. She teaches classes on healthy living and raw food all over the world.

My favourite veggie side dor is a recipe I made up that has huge cooked bunches of spinach in, lemon juice, an avocado, some unrefined sea salt and a good drizzle of olive oil – all whizzed up in the food processor – just delicious!

Green for Life

Bekijk de hele lijst. Fortunately, I boutneko a feeling that this earlier documentation of Victoria’s enthusiasm for the green smoothie lifestyle is just as inspiring a read.

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 that a reader new to these concepts could entirely miss the significance. Jun 23, Debra rated it really liked it Shelves: We looked at each other doubting we’d ever make a habit of drinking these things!

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. I’d love to get in the habit of drinking green smoothies, but I cannot afford to buy a Vitamix.


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 tor grown in. Victoria Boutenko is an author, teacher, inventor, researcher, artist and mother of three.

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This makes the drink very palatable. For example, there is a chapter about jaw exercises. To learn more, read the book.

Dec 16, Academic Eric rated it really liked it Shelves: 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 boutenki in-between just eating greens as they are and juicing them. Aug 17, Almeta rated it really liked it Shelves: Strongly recommend both the book and the addition of a daily shot of green houtenko to anyone!

Don’t be nervous about the taste – you mix greens with plenty of fruit. Feb 26, Carrie rated it really liked it Shelves: First off, everyone considering reading this book should know that Mrs. Toon meer Toon minder. This is the kind of book you pick up from the Library as you can read it quickly and get everything you need from it in one sitting. Well, motors aren’t classified in mph, but rather in horsepower, and rpm’s. Do some of the recipes lend themselves to freezing more than others?