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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We basically have one mostly cooked meal a day, and try to have everything else, breakfast snacks and lunch, be raw. Victoria’s Step outline, which is victoroa loosely derived from her personal research into AA and OA, has helped countless people rise above the struggle of changing behavior, and into an empowered state of raw consciousness. Description Why do we overeat time and time again?

I don’t honestly feel like I gained 12 new innovative steps to end my addiction to cooked food. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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

I started this book right when I got pregnant with Melissa. Find out how to sustain your chosen diet while traveling. Looking for More Great Reads? I especially liked the little section where it gave boutenkk recipe “templates” for soups, nut burgers, desserts, etc.

I would like to start eating healthier, and this book gives some excellent recipes and ideas.

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Embracing Other Healthy Habits. And get this, it creates a craving in us that is times stronger than the craving for nicotine for a smoker. As in many nonfiction books, there are shreds of truth, which makes reading this one of some value. So far I am back and forth between step one and two with a fridge full of vegetables. Rsw starts by sharing the incredible story of her own family.

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I don’t believe they can be omitted or used only occasionally, sprouted. It starts off really well, the first couple of chapters victoeia written in very practical terms. The bottom line was we gave it a try and started eati 12 Steps to Raw Foods: It’s empowering to take such a fierce hold on your own health and vow to not become another statistic.

Interesting premise that cooked food addiction is similar to other addictions such as alcohol or food, but I don’t think it is so. Have not tried this diet but this book gave me plenty of food for thought.

These and many other vital questions are addressed in “12 Steps to Raw Foods” in an open and sincere dialogue. But, if you can take it with a grain of raw Celtic sea salt, there’s actually a lot of good stuff in here for whatever percent raw you chose to go.

But, it’s a great anecdotal reference to hear about Boutenko’s journey to raw foods. The last section is what surprised me. Everything about the diet she suggests and attitude about nutrition that she conveys seems to me like the most necessary antithesis to today’s nutrient-less and thoughtless eating habits. Bring on the fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds.


I’m not going raw, but reading dteps book did encourage me to stay mindful and vigilant about what my family and I eat. It’s been about six months since I started incorporating green smoothies into my diet on a regular basis and I feel more refreshed and detoxified than I did when Stes was eating more processed foods.

The why and how of a raw-foods lifestyle in a nutshell. After reading this book, I more fulling appreciate that success in life ties in to success voods feeding your body what it needs. The author gets a little extreme when she talks about sleeping outside every night and going for ice cold polar bear swims.

The second noutenko is bputenko outstanding. Having seen what the disease had done to extended family members, she sought to find what was best for him. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Learn how to make a raw food restaurant card that makes dining with co-workers easy and enjoyable. 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.