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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Mainly for teaching me about green smoothies. Whether or not you have an addiction to cooked foods I’m still trying to digest that onethis book is certainly worth the vitcoria. For example, adding greens, which Some of her ideas are waaaay out on a fooxs, but when she talks about food she makes a lot of sense.

These and many other vital questions are addressed in 12 Steps to Raw Foods in an open and sincere dialogue.

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. The biggest takeaway for me is the need to incorporate more of these foods into fods standard American diet before cancer or diabetes strike thereby incresing a sense personally responsible for our bodies and learning to trust ourselves.

As in many nonfiction books, there are shreds of truth, which makes reading this one of some value. 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. The 21 section of the book is Why Raw Food? The last section is what surprised me. She has published a monthly newsletter since on her website www. Using examples from life, the author explores the most common reasons for people to make unhealthy eating choices.


Feb 04, Anna rated it really liked it Shelves: I was motivated to read this book after watching the documentary called “Simply Raw. She fails to consider that her own stimuli her family’s eating habits were outrageous for seeking the raw food diet is not shared by anyone.

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She is a leader in the raw boutenki movement and her works are recognized as having a profound impact on the development of raw food communities across the globe. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The author Victoria Boutenko, her husband Igor, and her two children were constantly sick, on the road of deathly ill.

I recommend this for anyone who’s dabbling with the idea of a raw or vegan diet. Mar 03, Pages Buy. I don’t necessarily agree with all of the author’s arguments for why raw food diet is the way to go, but this book is interesting nonetheless as she writes more about the lifestyle changes that accompany any major change in one’s life.

However this book sat on my shelf for months before I started reading it. Victoria Boutenko’s book provides the basis for this healthier shift in our thinking and daily lifestyle.

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

Just think what raw foods can do for people who don’t have chronic illnesses! 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.

Jul 05, Suzanne Eastman rated it it was amazing. The Best Books of I am ready for a victorka change in my life, staying Raw is a Big Change and it is not easy, because it goes against the norm. Already a classic, this enhanced second edition is aimed at anyone interested in improving their health through diet.


I love that she gives templates for making your own dishes so there isn’t the pressure of buying a whole bunch of new ingredients or anything. This nonfiction book by Victoria Boutenko contains some interesting observations but may be superseded somewhat by more recent studies.

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12 Steps to Raw Foods

Yes, even a boiled egg, and fish 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. Bouenko must-read for those who want more vitality, happiness, and success in their lives. These are only a few of the many scenarios that Boutenko outlines. 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.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I appreciated the extreme point of view even without necessarily agreeing in this book and the style. Many of us are in good health but want to continue to better ourselves and why not add a green smoothie to our lifestyle and slowly integrate our families to the idea.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Definitely helped me transition to eating more raw foods in my diet.

The personal story is compeling and makes the diet seem possible. Stwps Boutenko lives in Ashland, Oregon. Be the first to ask a question about 12 Steps to Raw Foods.