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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 bkutenko juicing them.

Green for Life

Open Preview See a Problem? I notice major changes between when I am drinking the green smoothies and when I am not. Chlorophyll is liquid sunshine! I’ve been drinking various types of green smoothies for a few years, so I expected to find more recipe ideas and suggestions for different types of greens. I’m turning into such a weirdo raw food geek. vlctoria

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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. The book is also a bit disorganized and scattered I’ve been drinking various types of green smoothies for a few years, so I expected to find more recipe ideas and suggestions for different types of greens. I did learn quite a bit about just how beneficial they are from this book, which I was glad to know.

To learn more, read the book. I want to start drinking smoothies everyday to make my diet healthier. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The information and stories in the book including dozens liffe first person experiences from those who changed their diets after reading the first edition of Green for Life are compelling, even shocking, and offer the promise of healing for any of us with health and skin issues I had tried with broccoli and other veggies and it wasn’t good. There are no discussion topics on this greej yet.


She talks about stomach acid and speaks in terms of high pH acids. In the smoothy drinkable form, greens serve as: Now Victoria Boutenko is persuading me otherwise. I hope the author remains in good health on this diet too.

Never-the-less, the taste is actually pleasant. She told us about Victoria Forr and how what she learned from this scientist had changed her life. Mar 09, Jodi rated it liked it Shelves: How do you maintain teeth health?

I love to blend in the victori I am privied to. 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.

Return to Book Page. We have evolved in different ways to chimps and have different digestive systems and so on.

Aug 17, Almeta rated it really liked it Shelves: After three months of drinking green smoothies, she claims to salivate over green llife she sees outside while taking walks with her husband and she mimicks chimpanzees she watches at the zoo by pulling the leaves off of nearly plants to eat them. The book is light on science what little documentation there is is buried in the Notes at the end of bouyenko book and heavy on “cured my X” testimonials and the author’s own subjectivity.

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 ones. What is healthy for a chimp is NOT what is healthy for a human! I was expecting lots of recipes for “green glop,” but many of these smoothies have relatively few greens in relation to the fruit.

And many more questions. Should we all eat more greens? Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Read more Read less.


Acids are not high pH, but low pH. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Victoria Boutenko is the queen of raw foods. So, if you want to drink healthy, life giving beverages, and you need a place to start or if you already do the green thing and would like to expand your collection of recipes, and be encouraged while you do it, Green for Life is a great place to start.

She then did a 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 health. I am interested in the recipes for smoothies and intend to try several. Please try again later.

Good material Much needed information on nutrition! Jun bouhenko, Debra rated it really liked it Shelves: So I couldn’t use her recipes. Boutenko peddles as fact.

Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko

Jun 19, Jimmy Autrey rated it liked it. I found the making of these smoothies labor intensive. I would have liked information on freezing green smoothies: Jan 25, Stephanie Snyder rated it really liked it. 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.

It’s important to have a broader nutritional picture than is given in this book, so you victorla avoid possible nutritional deficiencies and underst Not especially well-written, but easy for anyone to understand.

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