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The Smoothies Bible Second Edition

Use smoothies to get your daily fruit and vegetable requirement.

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The Smothies Bible second edition is a book written by Pat Crocker that includes over 400 healthy smoothie recipes. Pat Crocker is a culinary herbalist and professional home economist. She has written and demonstrated about herbs and health issues for over 25 years. There are also over 100 illustrated profiles of fruits, vegetables and herbs. The 80 most common health concerns are dealt with along with what healing smoothies you can use to help treat that health concern. This book showcases how smoothies are rich in antioxidant fruits and vegetables. They are also a fast, easy and great-tasting way to achieve good health. Following the recipes in this book can give you a smoothie remedy for just about anything. You will be using whole, organic fruits and vegetables to make your smoothies.

There are different types of smoothies including those that are served hot, cold, at room temperature or frozen. All smoothies need a liquid base which might include juice, milk, stocks, broth or herbal tea. Smoothies can contribute to a healthy diet by making it easier to consume the recommended five to eight daily servings of fruits and vegetables. One large glass of pure, raw or lightly cooked, blended fruits or vegetables will help improve your immune system, increase energy, strengthen bones, clear skin and lower the risk of disease.

PRO
  • Several health benefits of smoothies
  • Makes it easier to get the recommended five to eight servings of fruits and vegetables daily
  • Some smoothies can directly help with common diseases
  • Recommends smoothies as part of your daily routine
  • Outlines the equipment you need for smoothies
  • Offers information on healthy body systems
  • Gives information on all fruits and vegetables included in the various recipes
CON
  • Nutrition info is not included on recipes
  • Very few smoothies combine fruits and vegetables
DIET and NUTRITION

The Smothies Bible is a book that shows you how to use smoothies to improve your health, help you manage certain diseases and get the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables into your diet. There are some guidelines in the book to eating well which include eat a minimum of five servings of fruit and vegetables every day, focus on the most colorful fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains over processed grains, limit refined carbohydrates and cook with olive or organic canola oil. Having a smoothie is a great way to have all of your fruits and vegetables in one quick drink. There are various common diseases addressed in The Smothies Bible and you are given several smoothies that will help you manage and in some cases improve them. Some of the diseases highlighted include:

  • AIDS & HIV
  • Arthritis
  • Breastfeeding
  • Common Cold
  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Heart Problems

The Smothies Bible includes over 400 delicious recipes, so you won’t get bored and you should have no problem finding several recipes to meet your needs. The recipes are divided into sections and listed alphabetically. Your choices include fruit smoothies, vegetable smoothies, healing herb smoothies, dairy smoothies, dairy alternative smoothies, hot and frozen smoothies, and dessert and cocktail smoothies. Some of the smoothie recipes in The Smothies Bible include:

  • Apple Fresh
  • Leafy Pear
  • Hot Watermelon Cooler
  • C-Green
  • Nectarlicious
  • Squash Special
  • Mochaccino
  • Allium Antioxidant
  • Good Health Elixir
EXERCISE

The Smothies Bible is a book about smoothies so there is no outlined exercise plan within the book. There is a tidbit of information for those that are overweight and looking to smoothies to help aid in weight loss. The book recommends that you exercise daily according to your fitness level. There is also a section at the beginning of the book that calls out guidelines to good health. It suggests that moderate daily activity can lower cancer risk, boost the immune system, help prevent obesity, decrease estrogen and insulin growth factor and improve overall health and emotional well-being.

CONCLUSION

The Smothies Bible can be a great tool for those interested in incorporating more fruits and vegetables into their diet. This book has a lot of smoothie recipes and can be beneficial to those with diseases and can help you manage and treat them naturally.

Common Misspellings

smooth bible, smoothie bible, smoothy bible, smoothey bible


Related Diets: Green Smoothies Diet, The Big Book of Juices, The Juicing Bible Second Edition, Living Lean Smoothie, VF Smoothie


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