Green for Life has ratings and reviews. Sarah said: I like green smoothies. They are indeed tasty as this book states and definitely a health b. Green for life / by Victoria Boutenko ; foreword by. A. William Menzin. p. cm. eISBN: 1. Nutrition. 2. Raw foods. 3. Smoothies (Beverages). 4. Green for Life details the immense health benefits of greens and suggests smoothies as an easy way to consume them in sufficient quantities.
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Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko
To ask other readers questions about Green for Lifeplease sign up. But you can easily adapt the recipes to have more greens and less fruit in them. Victoria Boutenko; Igor Boutenko; Sergei Boutenko; Valya Boutenko make a good case for not boutenkoo “going green”, but for green smoothies. I like green smoothies.
Boutenko’s writing and research completely ruined this for me. It’s important to have a broader nutritional picture than is given in this book, so you can avoid possible nutritional deficiencies and underst Not especially well-written, but easy for anyone to understand. I was expecting lots of recipes for “green glop,” but many of these smoothies have relatively few greens in relation to the fruit.
It has great info on why you should be drinking your greens and it also has a nice selection of smoothies to get you on your way to glowing health! Thanks for telling us about the problem.
However, I suspect that if my diet leaves my jaw weakened, it means there is something amiss with my diet. I would have felt very ill and hypoglycemic eating the 4 serves of fruit in many of the smoothie recipes in this book, they were beyond sugary.
If you want to feel better and have more energy but you don’t necessarily want to go on a diet, just add a green smoothie to your day.
Green for Life
Books by Victoria Boutenko. Great information and lots of good ideas here. But this book is not good. Mar 09, Jodi rated it liked it Shelves: Her enthusiasm shines through, which is nice.
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! Feb 21, Kelli rated it really liked it. Can you do it without loss of taste or quality?
She does provide some recipes and also a little information about less-common types of greens, but not as much as I had hoped. Gor just get started: My children even gave it the thumbs up – amazing. I feel better, but I’m not about to go out and run a 10k. Aug 17, Almeta rated it really liked it Shelves: The recipes in the back of the book are gracious lfie to get a person started on making green smoothies a daily ritual.
She is a raw foodist and a bit eccentric ie. Also, if you drink green smoothies hopefully it will improve your nutrition – not make you salivate over weeds like Boutenko claims happens to her. Should we all eat more greens? She also gives you plenty of simple recipes for sweet and savory green smoothies. 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. Look on the internet for green smoothie recipes.
Want to Read saving…. On the flip side, this may be a way of encouraging readers to be more experimental with their green smoothies. Reading this book, I began thinking about ways to make my diet healthier.
Not especially well-written, but easy for anyone to understand.