what enzymes do to make food digestible . . . part 3

We don’t think of our stomach as being two-chambered, but Howell goes to lengths to document all the experts and studies (including Gray’s Anatomy) saying that it does, in fact, have two distinct parts.   And in the upper stomach, or “food enzyme stomach,” gastric juices are not released, and peristalsis is not yet churning…

defending that my diet’s not all raw

I read the raw foodists all the time (Patenaude, Wolfe, Boutenko, and lots more).   I think their diet is fantastic.   Sometimes I go all raw, for a few days, weeks, or even months.   I wouldn’t criticize anybody for a minute who wants to do it permanently, as some of my friends do–they…

The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 6

If you want to do a colon cleanse, here is one of my favorite books on that topic, with a link to Amazon to buy it. Bernard Jensen’s “Dr. Jensen’s Guide to Better Bowel Care: A Complete Program for Tissue Cleansing Through Bowel Management” is a must-read for anyone willing to face his claim that the average…

The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 5

These are the last three of my general nutrition Top Shelf. (Then we go on to the best books about CLEANSING, the best books for PARENTS, and the best books on VEGETABLE GARDENING.)   Again, if you want to buy the book, click on it for a link to Amazon.   Steven Arlin’s Raw Power,…

The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 4

Two more of my favorite books, with links to  obtain them.   As you can afford to own these books, you’re building your arsenal of tools to quit or massively reduce refined foods and animal products forever: James and Colleen Simmons’ Original Fast Foods is so pure in its intent, to help others experience the…

The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 3

  So, three more of my “top shelf” nutrition  books, with the links to pick them up on Amazon if you like: Dr. Joel Furhman’s Eat to Live contains excellent data about a plant-based diet versus meat and processed foods from a courageous medical doctor willing to recommend vegetarian lifestyle changes instead of drugs and…