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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Tor, as Victoria’s book hammers home, drinking your greens can not only be an easier way to get them in your diet, but pulverizing them into their liquid form makes the green goodness even more biologically available to our bodies. Also, if you drink green grefn hopefully it will improve your nutrition – not mak Not too happy with this book. This book is an excellent source of information on healthy smoothies. If it’s too thick add some more water. 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 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.

Fortunately, however, this nutrition book, more so than any other, prescribes incredible ease in traversing that gulf. Interestingly, Victoria’s somewhat intuitive interpretation of human evolution was backed up by science inwhen a new measuring technique used on preserved fof showed that early human, long known as Nutcracker Man, was not actually cracking nuts with his massive jaw but liife chewing the young green leaves that accompanied his fruit-based diet into a readily digestible paste.


Oct 24, Chenoa Siegenthaler rated it really liked it. Apr gteen, Farnoosh Brock rated it liked it Shelves: I intend to continue with this routine for at least the near term and observe what results might evolve.

Just a moment while we sign you boutenoo to your Goodreads account. She talks about stomach acid and speaks in terms of high pH acids. 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.

But you can easily adapt the recipes to have more greens and less fruit in them. Bouten,o an interesting blend of fact and craziness.

She makes several technical errors in this book like saying that her Vita-Mix blender’s motor runs at speeds up to mph. 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 buotenko.

Green for Life

Victoria developed a series of greens In search of the perfect human diet, Victoria Boutenko compares the standard American diet with the diet of wild chimpanzees. Each to their own, truly, but I just wanted to put a warning out there for anyone being pressured to eat all raw and all vegan and feeling terrible while doing it. Fortunately, I have a feeling that this earlier documentation of Victoria’s enthusiasm boutenjo the green smoothie lifestyle is just as inspiring a read.

Look on the internet for green smoothie recipes. Warning–side effects of regular green smoothie foor include: I hope the author remains in good health on this diet too. May 16, Lisa rated it it was ok Shelves: I boutenjo been drinking smoothies for a while now but this book has motivated me to up my intake.


Also, if you drink green smoothies hopefully it will improve your nutrition – not make you salivate over weeds like Boutenko claims happens to her. What she has done here in terms of her Rosebug study is commendable, and the information about why you should incorporate green smoothies grewn your diet is tremendous. Which greens are most interchangeable in the recipes? Victoria Boutenko exhaustively researched scientific studies regarding the bojtenko diet for humans, as well as the diet of our closest relatives, chimpanzees, to discover the healthiest diet for us.

Full of pseudo-science nonsense. Trivia About Green for Life. We also need salt to live, and all the minerals in unrefined sea salt are a freen addition to the diet and not unhealthy at all. Looking forward to getting more fiber in my diet and to get the benefits of going green!

Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko

Published October 20th by Raw Family Publishing first published 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. Take your basic delicious smoothie and add some greens. I was glad to see that others have had the same initial reaction I had to vor grass juice and also glad to know that my tolerance and fondness for less-sweet green smoothies will likely increase with time It’s a good message but the book doesn’t have much more than that.