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.
Jan 25, Stephanie Snyder rated it really liked it.
Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko
Victoria Boutenko is kind of a weirdo. She also argues for chimpanzees to be considered human rather than apes. Jan 10, Sandra Kinzer rated it it was ok.
Trivia About Green for Life. She does provide some recipes and also a little information about less-common types of greens, but not as much as I had hoped. Refresh and try again. But in the garden it’s often feast or famine. There are great recipes and fun stats in this book. I encourage everyone to give the green s This is a book you can read in a couple of hours.
My recommendation would be to look up green smoothies online, try out some basic recipes for a vreen, and see if you don’t feel better. Feb 26, Carrie rated it really liked it Shelves: Boutenko is not a scientist. No trivia or quizzes yet. I was expecting lots of recipes for “green glop,” but many of these smoothies have relatively few greens in relation to the fruit.
Mar 23, Allison Geer rated it it was amazing. Having a method for quickly processing a bounty of greens is appealing. What I gren 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.
Don’t be nervous about the taste – you mix greens with plenty of fruit. If she’s right – and my own experience suggests that she is – what and how we eat is vastly out of alignment with what our bodies need, and that has major repercussions for how our bodies function.
If it’s too thick add some more water.
Never-the-less, the taste is actually pleasant. Unfortunately, you have to wade through a whole bunch of pseudo-science literature and personal testimonials before you get to anything useful. What I was hoping to get was a more complete or comprehensive picture – she gives some recipes, and to my surprise, lettuce plays a huge part as a primary green in most of her recipes, with a huge selection of fruits to complete the picture. 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.
Feb 21, Kelli rated it really liked it. 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.
Having said all that it’s an important message Victoria Boutenko has and it’s a book worth seeking out. Lists with This Book. The book includes charts of the nutritional content of greens, which shows very high amounts 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!
She talks about stomach acid and speaks in terms of high pH acids. Gratis verzending 14 dagen bedenktijd Tweedehands artikelen retourneren is vaak niet gratis. Nov 04, Chayzat Khovalyg rated it really liked it.
Green for Life
Feb 01, Helena rated it really liked it. Acids are not high pH, but low pH.
Drink up both the book and the smoothies and live more! Which greens are most interchangeable in the recipes?