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Green for Life

Add green smoothies to your daily diet for more energy.

BACKGROUND Start the Diet Now Advertisement

Green for Life is a book written by Victoria Boutenko. Boutenko is an advocate for raw foods and focuses in this book on the value of including plenty of greens in your diet. She talks about how it can be difficult to get the FDA recommended amount of fruits and vegetables every day. Through her green smoothies, you can meet your daily requirements and eliminate toxins and balance your nutrition for the day.

This book is not simply one for those that eat a raw foods diet, but for everyone that has trouble getting their daily allotment of vegetables in. Having a green smoothie each day is simple and quick. This book also includes a pilot study of people that added green smoothies to their diet each day without changing anything else. For all of the smoothies included in this book, nutrition information is provided.

PRO
  • All recipes include nutrition info
  • Smoothie recipes can help the recommended fruit and vegetable for the day
  • Quick and easy to prepare
  • Gives your body he benefit of raw foods
  • Smoothies are typically an enjoyable drink
  • May encourage those that have unhealthy eating habits to engage in healthier practices
  • Gives info on why raw food smoothies are beneficial along with recipes
CON
  • Some may be resistant to raw food smoothies
DIET and NUTRITION

This book offers instruction on how to make raw food smoothies and use various greens for maximum health and body benefits. Green for Life offers a way to a healthier lifestyle while only asking that you incorporate smoothies each day. Greens have high amounts of protein and fiber which are the key to keeping your energy up and keeping you full. Naturally, if you are incorporating the proper amount of vegetables and fruits in your diet each day, you will eat less of everything else. This could naturally lead to weight loss. Some of the smoothie recipes include in this book are as follows:

  • Strawberry field smoothie
  • Creamy ginger spinach smoothie
  • Banan-delion smoothie
  • Sweet fennel smoothie
  • Hawaiian dandelion smoothie
  • Freshness smoothie
  • Orion’s lemon jalapeno smoothie
  • Merry grasshopper smoothie
  • Minti-dandelion smoothie
  • Mediterranean green smoothie
EXERCISE

There doesn’t appear to be any focus on exercise with this book.

CONCLUSION

Eating your green vegetables is something that plenty of people struggle with. The smoothies in Green for Life hope to change your view of greens and get you eating more of them. This book offers lots of smoothie recipes that can be easy to follow. Although some of the ingredients may not seem very appealing, the book also shows you why getting your greens in is beneficial to your health. The smoothies in this book offer numerous health benefits and a quick and easy way to eat your green vegetables. Without changing any other element of your diet, the addition of a daily Green for Life smoothie can give you some health benefits and may even help you lose weight.

Common Misspellings

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