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

For example, adding greens, which are rich in iron and other nutrients, to your diet gives you energy and also helps change your body’s metabolism so that you start to crave them more, and crave synthetic foods less.

Victori is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Boutenko’s work is referenced in numerous books on the subject, and her books have been translated into nine languages. I thought the author had some interesting info about the importance of raw food and the good it can do for your body.

These are only a few of the many scenarios that Boutenko outlines. Finding a raw foods book that isn’t written by a zealot is rwa very difficult thing to do, and this one fits in quite nicely in my craaazy shelf. Based on the latest scientific research, Victoria Boutenko explains the numerous benefits of choosing a diet of fresh rather than cooked foods. Easy and interesting book to ready.

Some of her suggestions were kind of wacky but I liked the tone of the book. I stes it two stars just because there are some useful things I read in the first few pages. When you experience the long-lasting benefits of a fully raw meal, as opposed to the short-term satisfaction of a cooked meal, it’s hard to continue with that old tradition. Giving Support to Others. I love that she bohtenko templates for making your own dishes so there isn’t the pressure of buying a whole bunch of new ingredients or anything.


The second edition is masterfully outstanding. Becoming Aware of the Problem. About 12 Steps to Raw Foods Why do we overeat time and time again? Ok let me just say yes this is anecdotal and yes it may come off as preachy at times but she does back up a lot of claims with good references to scientific research conducted by reputable institutions.

It turns out, however, that the 12 steps are really 12 things to help end your dependency on cooked foods and succeed at changing to a raw diet. I did not need to question Victoria’s research, because my own body was telling me that raw food makes me feel happier, sexier and gives my stepd clarity.

I also agree with many of the author’s philosophies on life, human nature, and spirituality. You also have the tools necessary to succeed in making any changes you’d like to make. However this book sat on my shelf for months before I started reading it. There were definitely some good and bad things about this book.

I won’t go into all the reasons I strongly disagree with that but will say that bputenko discredits herself by making these kinds of statements. Books by Victoria Boutenko. The biggest takeaway for me is the need to incorporate more of these foods into a standard American diet before cancer or diabetes strike thereby incresing a sense personally responsible for our bodies and learning to trust ourselves.

I ended up returning it to the library before reading all of it because I was so nauseous. Boutenko shuns cooked food, but science seems to be saying that cooked tomatoes are more potent for one’s health foodw raw ones.

May 08, Pages Buy. Table of contents Foreword by Dr. As a result bohtenko her research and teachings, thousands of people are drinking and sharing green smoothies. I loved this book. The author Victoria Boutenko, her vuctoria Igor, and her two children were constantly sick, on the road of deathly ill.


12 Steps to Raw Foods

This nonfiction book by Victoria Boutenko contains some interesting observations but may be superseded somewhat by more recent studies. However, it is totally understandable that this concept would seem too radicle to most. I studied my life and realized it was my diet that was causing my humdrum vibration Raw food certainly feels good sometimes and has plenty of life force. This book is a great introduction to why and how to adopt a raw food diet.

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I could go on and on naming all the stupid thing this author has presented here but the worst thing is her unconvincing persuasion and wanting to label raw food as the healthiest thing in the whole white world! I’m so glad I did. The personal story is compeling and makes the diet seem possible.

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.

I’m not going raw, but reading this book did encourage me to stay mindful and vigilant about what my family and I eat.

Augustine called, “The Present Moment. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? So far Foocs am back and forth between step one and two with a fridge full of vegetables. Oct 10, Maria Huyette-arrizza rated it really liked it.

This book contains self-tests and questionnaires that help the reader to determine if they have hidden eating patterns that undermine their health. The why and how of a raw-foods lifestyle in a nutshell.