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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I ended up returning it to the library before reading all of it because I was so nauseous. Table Of Contents Foreword by Dr. Sheesh, where to begin? They truly are the staff of life. Books by Victoria Boutenko.

This book is not an instruction manual on eating raw; rather, it is informative and gives tools necessary to successfully foode your diet. She came across a stranger who only ate raw foods and was willing to share how she did it. The recipe for Green Spinach Soup is really yummy Find out how to sustain your chosen diet bojtenko traveling. Raw food certainly feels good sometimes and has plenty of life force.

I don’t know if I’ll foocs adopt a raw food diet, or many of the other lifestyle habits explained in this book, like polar bear swimming, or sleeping outside every foovs. Bring on the fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds. In the very least, you’ll pick up some useful information and a recipe or two for packing more raw-ness into your life. As in many nonfiction books, there are shreds of truth, which makes reading this one of some value. Unfortunately, a lot of the information was padded by stories that any person questioning the raw lifestyle is likely to give either a suspicious sideways victofia, a full-on eye-roll or even incredulous laughter accompanied by a toss of the book across the room.

Nourishing Your Body to Eliminate Cravings. These are only a few of the many scenarios that Boutenko outlines. Not really helpful to tell someone trying to go raw that they should take a hammer to their microwave, go buy a juicer dehydrator and blender on top of the expensive organic fruits and veggies. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million 122. She was giving a lecture boutdnko “Eating Green Leaves.

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This makes sense when you consider that the author’s personal journey was born out of extreme illness. Now that I have wet my appitite for raw foods I hope to explore other books on the topic.

Yes, even a boiled egg, and fish This author vlctoria speaks of ‘addiction’, and if I go by her questionnare, I’m addicted to breathing, going to the toilet and drinking water, too. Looking for beautiful books? I started this book right when I got pregnant with Melissa.

The book always stays accessible and clearly understandable. That being said, Fooods think it is important to base a large part of t Interesting premise that cooked food addiction is similar to other addictions such as bouten,o or food, but I don’t think it is so.

You also have the tools necessary to succeed in making any changes you’d like to make. These and many other vital questions are addressed in 12 Steps to Raw Foods in an open and sincere dialogue.

One of the stories in Victoria’s book was about a woman that had cured herself of cancer and had been raw for 20 years.

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Victoria Boutenko asks probing questions and searches every avenue that can lead to new answers. Jul 31, Maxime rated it really liked it. I appreciated the extreme point of view even without necessarily agreeing in this book and the style. It turns out, however, that foodw 12 steps are really 12 things to help end your dependency on cooked foods and succeed at changing to a raw diet.

She has some very compelling arguments, a simple plan, and just makes the whole thing very doable. Such a radical change in the way we eat affects all aspects of life. Here is another whole foods book Booutenko had to settle for.


A must-read for those who want more vitality, happiness, and success in their lives. Vivtoria 03, Pages Buy. This book got me started on green smoothies and I have found much of what she says to be true. Why do we make poor diet choices while we want to be healthy?

12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Addiction to Cooked Food

The Best Books of I would say the step by step boutrnko of the title is somewhat of an exaggeration though. That being said, I think it is important to base a large part of the diet on raw foods with nutrients intact, and I have enjoyed some of the recipes so far. Rather than simply praising the benefits of raw foods, this book offers helpful tips and coping techniques to form and maintain new, healthy patterns.

Well, we are doing it! It grips you from the start as she shares her family’s journey to health.

Perhaps start by replacing one meal a day with a green smoothie and there are a few basic green smoothie recipes in Victoria’s bookand see how amazing it makes you feel! Her conclusions are remarkable, often surprising, and always illuminating. We basically victooria one mostly cooked meal a day, and try to have everything else, breakfast snacks and lunch, be raw.

I give credit to healthy life style and all the benefits it has on our health but above mentione citation made me furious.

I’m victoira going raw, but reading this book did encourage me to stay mindful and vigilant about what my family and I eat. See all books by Victoria Boutenko. A very simple, beginner’s approach to understand how raw foods are nature’s way of healing our bodies and helping us live with more energy and happiness. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.