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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She was giving a lecture on “Eating Green Leaves. I appreciated the extreme point of view victorua without necessarily agreeing in this book and the style. 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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book also includes some basic recipes.

12 Steps to Raw Foods

This book is not an instruction manual on eating raw; rather, it is informative and gives tools necessary to successfully change your diet. Dec 23, Shannon rated it it was amazing. I thought the recipes would rae more simple keeping the fruits and veggies as raw as possible. The second edition is masterfully outstanding.

Definitely helped me transition to eating more raw foods in my diet. For the wild story about my husband and I at Victoria’s lecture read my book: Initially, it only mildly interested me.

Mar 03, Pages. One of the stories in Victoria’s book was about a woman that had cured herself of cancer and had been raw for 20 years.


I did try one of her recipes, and I must say for being all raw, uncooked veges, it wasn’t too bad, and my kids even ate it. Becoming Aware of the Problem. Iscove, MD “Imagine what would happen in a society wherein people would take responsibility for their own health and wellness.

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 vuctoria raw foods. No trivia or quizzes yet. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Jun 02, Rebecca Erlewein bojtenko it it was ok.

But then she went craaazy by suggesting that the reason her raw food students were having a difficult victorla sticking to the raw food diet was because they were addicted to cooked foods.

I don’t know if I’ll ever adopt a raw food diet, or many of the other lifestyle habits explained in this book, like polar bear swimming, or sleeping outside every night. In addition, there are millions of people in our world who are fortunate to have the availability of almost any food they like.

Her conclusions are remarkable, often surprising, and always illuminating. The book always stays accessible and clearly understandable.

It’s empowering to take such a fierce hold on your own health and vow to not become another statistic. This book is extreme. She teaches classes on healthy living and raw food all over the world. Read it Forward Read it first.

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

By using our website you agree to our victoeia of cookies. Acquiring Skills and Equipment. Open Preview See a Problem? 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.


Boutennko 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.

A must-read for those who want more vitality, happiness, and success in their lives. I especially liked the little section where it gave basic recipe “templates” for soups, nut burgers, The best way I can sum up this book is that it’s like reading something written by your kind of crazy but well-intentioned Russian auntie.

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

So far I am back and forth between step one and two with a fridge full of vegetables. The author gives a very honest account at her horrid eating habits, but I can see that any change in diet would have probably saved her life. Over all, I did find this book to be very inspiring and informative, if a bit pppreechy.

Sheesh, where to begin? I did try one of her recipes, and I mu Here is another whole foods book I had to settle for. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I ended up returning it to the library before reading all of it because I was so nauseous. What finally did it was when her son age 6 at the time, was diagnosed with Type I diabetes.

This was my first glimpse into the world of raw foods.