Author: Victoria Boutenko Foreword by: Gabriel Cousens, M.D. other vital questions are addressed in 12 Steps to Raw Foods in an open and sincere dialogue. followed by her usual thorough research, Victoria Boutenko presents . Overall, 12 Steps to Raw Foods is a breakthrough work for the live-food. Why do we overeat time and time again? Why do we make poor diet choices while we want to be healthy? What makes losing weight so difficult? These and.
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This book also includes some basic recipes. Find out how to sustain your chosen diet while traveling. The author gets a little extreme when she talks about sleeping outside every night and going for ice cold polar bear swims. Iscove, MD “Imagine what would happen in a society wherein people would take responsibility for their own health and wellness.
12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Addiction to Cooked Food by Victoria Boutenko
May 08, Kelly Enck rated it it was amazing. Victooria, where to begin? Inspired by Your Browsing History. I thought the recipes would be more simple keeping the fruits and veggies as raw as possible. One serendipitous day, I visited some friends in London, UK and had an amazing experience dining on gourmet raw boutekno with them at a trendy raw vegan restaurant. Unfortunately, the raw food zealots are not okay with this choice, either you do it their way or no way and that is just crazy.
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It’s been about six months since I started incorporating green smoothies into my diet on a regular basis and I feel more refreshed and detoxified than I did when I was eating more processed foods. Sep 13, Jen Grauer rated it really liked it. The bottom line was we gave it a try and started eating a pound of green leaves every day in a blended smoothie!
Boutenko touches on the human relationship with nature, the value of supporting others, and the importance of living in harmony with people who don’t share the same point of view on eating.
Written in a convenient step format, this book guides the reader through the most significant physical, psychological, and spiritual phases of the transition from cooked to raw foods. Victoria Boutenko lives in Ashland, Oregon. It grips you from the start as she shares her family’s journey to health.
This author even speaks of ‘addiction’, and if I go by her questionnare, I’m addicted to breathing, going to the toilet and drinking water, too. Boutenko is extremely knowledgable and her writing reads very easily. I just needed a little help again to get back on track.
Already a classic, this enhanced second edition is aimed at anyone interested in improving their health through diet. In addition to containing some great and well-researched information on the health benefits eating raw and yes, also on some of the toxic byproducts of cooking foods fkods you may rather not knowthe book provides the basic formulas for un-cooking soups, dressings, desserts, “milks,” green smoothies, and nut burgers which you can build upon to invent your own creations.
The bottom line is that no one really studied the science of what happens to food when it’s heated and our reaction cellular to the chemistry of it. Being a vegan already, I am naturally quite curious and interested in health and nutrition. So inspirational and another witness that what we put into our mouth is so crucial to our physical and spiritual health. She teaches classes on raw food all over the world, and is an adjunct professor at Southern Oregon University.
Easy to understand with delicious recipes in the back. I don’t think I could ever completely give up cooked food for more than a few weeks and the recipes in the back all included using a blender or dehydrator so I don’t see raq you can still get the nutrients you need from a bunch of blended up watered down goulash.
However, I’ve also learned never to say never.
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The best way I can sum up this book is that it’s like reading something written by your kind of crazy but well-intentioned Russian auntie. She is a leader in the raw food movement and her works are recognized as having a profound impact on the development of raw taw communities across the globe. May 19, Emily rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think it’s worth the read.
Apr 14, Damien rated it did not like it. This was four years ago and my husband and I slipped back from a percent raw diet to 20 warm food and 80 percent live raw food. We basically have one mostly cooked meal a day, and try to have everything ra, breakfast sna Well, we are doing it!
The personal story is compeling and makes the diet seem possible. Every now and then I need the reminder that diet is very important to overall health, and therefore worth the time, money, and effort that it takes to stay on the health track in a very unhealthy food environment. A very simple, beginner’s approach to understand how raw foods are nature’s tseps of healing our bodies and helping us live with more energy and happiness.
I can’t help but root for kooky Aunt Vicky because I feel like she’s coming from a positive place and sharing what has helped her deal with her own food addiction issues and her family’s health problems. Anyone who goes back to eating cooked food after trying raw, according to the author is “addicted”.
Find out how to sustain your chosen diet while traveling. Why do we make poor diet choices while we want to be healthy?
The recipe for Green Spinach Soup is really yummy I appreciated the extreme point of view even without necessarily agreeing in this book and the style. It starts off really well, the first couple of chapters are written in very practical terms.
A must-read for those who want more vitality, happiness, and success in their lives. Setps in many nonfiction books, there are shreds of truth, which makes reading this one of some value.
But, if you can take it with a grain of raw Celtic sea salt, there’s actually a lot of good stuff in here for whatever percent raw you chose to go. I thought the author had some interesting info about the importance of raw food and the good it can do for your body. Trivia About 12 Steps to Raw F Looking for More Great Reads?
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I did try one of her recipes, and I mu Here is another whole foods book I had to settle for. Definitely helped me transition to eating more raw foods in my diet. Jan 19, Liisa rated it liked it. So as other reviewers said, she was kind of extreme but I enjoyed the book. She sites some great facts and really gets you motivated to start eating more raw foods.