The importance of greens in your diet
I am reading another book by Victoria Boutenko called Green for Life which you can buy here
and in the first few chapter she looks at how similar we are genetically with chimpanzees so it make sense we should have a diet similar to theirs.
Of course the diet of a chimpanzee is raw so if you are eating raw food then you are already way ahead of most people.The problem Victoria identified was that chimpanzees eat a lot more greens than we do and much less seeds and nuts.
The problem with eating greens is that the nutrients we need and inside very robust cells so the green must be chewed slowly to break these cells down.Also the stomach acid we have must be very strong.
So to overcome this problem Victoria uses her super fast blender the Vitamix to turn the greens into a smoothie.Then she encountered another problem the smell was not exactly attractive.So what she did was add things like bananas, pears and strawberries.This did the trick. it made the smoothie a joy to drink.
So my advice to you is to experiment with making green smoothies until you find the one with the best taste.Then you will know you are getting all the nutrients you need and drinking something that tastes good.