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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Easy to understand with delicious recipes in the back. Why do we overeat time and time again? But, it’s a great anecdotal reference to hear about Boutenko’s journey to raw foods. The author believes that humans have an addiction to cooked food and therefore sets up the majority of the book on the template of the 12 step process utilized for many addiction recoveries. I’ve only tried one which I didn’t like, but only because it turns out I don’t like the sogginess of spring rolls.

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. This was my first glimpse into the world of raw foods. Be the first to ask a question about 12 Steps to Raw Foods.

Becoming Aware of the Problem. I thought the author had some interesting info about the importance of raw food and the good it can do for your body. Unfortunately, the raw food zealots are not okay with this choice, either you do it their way or no way and that is just crazy. Boutenko touches on the human relationship with nature, the value of supporting others, and the importance of living in harmony with people who don’t share the same point of view on eating.


Whether or not you have an addiction to cooked foods I’m still trying to digest that onethis book is certainly worth the read.

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It seems to cause “degeneration;” the cooked boutehko ages us, vs. Learn how to make a raw food restaurant card that makes dining with co-workers easy and enjoyable. The explanations of what happens in health and disease and how the body reacts to cooked foods Hm. The personal experiences she shared were just as effective facts. Embracing the raw food lifestyle is more than simply turning off the stove. Augustine called, “The Present Moment.

The second edition is masterfully outstanding. Her exploration of the psychological ties we have with food is very interesting. Feb 04, Anna rated ffoods really liked it Shelves: The second edition is masterfully outstanding. I love that she has a spiritual side and teaches the importance of gratitude.

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This book is not an instruction manual on eating raw; rather, it is informative and gives tools necessary to successfully change your diet.

Oct 10, Maria Huyette-arrizza rated it really liked it. Victoria Boutenko asks probing questions and searches every avenue that can lead to new answers. Refresh and try again. Interesting premise that cooked food addiction is similar to other addictions such as alcohol or food, but I don’t think it is so. Trivia About 12 Steps to Raw F I would like to start eating healthier, and this book gives some excellent recipes and ideas.


12 Steps to Raw Foods

Bouteko originally purchased this book because I have an interest in hearing more about food addiction, which isn’t often talked about. Unfortunately, a lot of the information was padded by stories that any person questioning the raw lifestyle is likely to give either a suspicious sideways glance, a full-on eye-roll or even incredulous laughter accompanied by a toss of the book across the room.

Jan 19, Liisa rated it liked it.

Using examples from life, the fopds explores the most common reasons for people to make unhealthy eating choices. Find out how to sustain your chosen diet while traveling.

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

There were definitely some good and bad things about this book. I can’t help but root for kooky Aunt Vicky because I feel like she’s coming boutenjo a positive place and sharing what has helped her deal with her own food addiction issues and her family’s health problems.

Embracing Other Healthy Habits.