The Green Smoothie Prescription

The Green Smoothie Prescription

A Complete Guide to Total Health

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An author, teacher and raw food expert describes how green smoothies reversed her family's illnesses and improved their overall health and provides sweet and savory recipes for a variety of ailments, situations and purposes. 25,000 first printing.

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From the author of the international bestseller Green for Life and founder of RawFamily.com comes a comprehensive guide to the extraordinary healing capabilities of green smoothies, including nutrient rich recipes for improved health and wellness.

Nearly twenty years ago, Victoria Boutenko and her family suffered numerous health problems, including juvenile diabetes, obesity, hyper thyroid, chronic fatigue, asthma, and allergies. Searching for nutritional solutions, she discovered the incredible power of green smoothies, beverages made from the most nutritionally rich food on earth. She incorporated green smoothies into her family’s diet, with astonishing results—their symptoms were reversed and her family regained vibrant health. Boutenko shared her story and championed this amazing elixir and its remarkable benefits for health and well being on her “Raw Family” website.

The Green Smoothie Prescription is the ultimate resource for acquiring radiant health and energy. Boutenko chronicles the history of green smoothies and provides sweet and savory recipes specifically tailored to every need and purpose. With celebratory smoothies, travel-friendly smoothies, and smoothies designed for healing everything from damaged livers to skin problems, the possibilities are endless. Here, too, are tips on creating the best green smoothies, including choosing the right blender and the best fresh and frozen produce. With green smoothies, everyone—raw foodists, vegans, vegetarians, and meat lovers alike—can enjoy a healthy diet without sacrificing taste or lifestyle.



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Presents nutritional information about green vegetables and fruits and provides over 150 recipes for making green smoothies to improve the immune system, promote weight loss, and increase resistance to disease.

Publisher: New York, NY :, HarperOne,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062336521
Characteristics: 194 pages cm

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Jan 30, 2017

I like that the recipes are quick and easy. Nobody could argue with the benefit of adding more leafy greens to your diet and the correlation to improving certain conditions. I usually juice in the mornings but will try these recipes for a week and see how I feel. I love salad so maybe my story won't be as dramatic as some the the testimonials in the back section.

However, what juicing had to do with her son's tonsillectomy is unclear nor her father succumbing to his heart condition despite his understanding of health benefits available in nature. Furthermore, after looking her up, she has since switched her stance to say that raw food is not a sustainable way to live and she and her family gave it up. Just a reminder that we all still have genetics and challenges that there is not always a magic bullet for. So like every new health fad, take what works for you and leave the hype behind.

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