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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But in the garden it’s lfie feast or famine. We looked at each other doubting we’d ever make a habit of drinking these things! Feb 16, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 23, Allison Geer rated it it was amazing.

Feb 01, Helena rated it really liked it. Live is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is. Victoria developed a series of greens smoothies that enable anyone to consume the necessary amount of greens in a very palatable way.

I couldn’t help but worry about her health as I read this book. Feb 18, WWG rated it really liked it.

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For example, there is a chapter about jaw exercises. I encourage everyone to give the green smoothie a try. Juicing vegetables is best as it means you absorb boutrnko 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.

I decided that she crossed those boundaries because of her enthusiasm for her subject matter. She does provide some recipes and also a little information about less-common types of greens, but not as much as I had hoped.

I’d love to get in the habit of drinking green smoothies, but I cannot afford to buy a Vitamix. Jj Smith Green Smoothies for Life 17, This updated edition offers important new research on the role that omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids play in metabolic health and includes nutritional data on select green smoothies and updated findings on organic versus conventional produce. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.


Jan 10, Sandra Kinzer rated it it was ok. Bezorgopties We bieden verschillende opties aan voor het bezorgen of ophalen van je bestelling. I found the making of these smoothies labor intensive.

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Don’t be nervous about the taste – you mix greens with plenty of fruit. If you’re trying to eat more healthy and are new to green smoothies, this book has a lot to offer if you can ignore some of the craziness. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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. Take your basic delicious smoothie and add some greens. Looking forward to getting more fiber in my diet and to get the benefits of going green!

Good material Much needed information on nutrition! And many more questions. Juicing vegetables is best as it means you absorb far more nutrients lkfe 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.

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I would have liked information on freezing green smoothies: 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. Green for Life includes the latest information on the abundance of protein in greens, the benefits of fiber, the role of greens in homeostasis, the significance of stomach acid, how greens make the body more alkaline, the healing power of chlorophyll, and more.


It’s important to have a broader nutritional picture than is given in this book, so you can avoid possible nutritional deficiencies and understand how the various nutrients are used by your body. Boutenko is not a scientist. 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.

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

Victoria Boutenko Green For Life 13, To ask other readers questions about Green gteen Lifeplease sign up. My favourite veggie side dish 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!

Or just get started: My sister and I are working out a plan to try a quart every day for 2 weeks to see how we feel. Apr 21, Farnoosh Brock rated it liked it Shelves: Good recipes, horrible writing. But the author’s recommendation to buy a Vitamix, and her comment that she’d burned up several blenders making green smoothies, was a turn-off for me.

Boutenko peddles as fact.

I found this book very inspiring and intend to try out daily green smoothies for myself. Drink up both the book and the smoothies and live more!

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