The Link Between How You Eat & Your Blood Type

We all strive to determine the core elements that our bodies crave in order to achieve our most optimal state of well-being. One place we can look is our very own blood. Your blood can’t lie; it carries an unrelenting honesty that reveals many truths about what lies beyond your skin and bones and how you can maximise your Health Wealth, while limiting the propensity to develop illness. James D’Adamo, ND, DNB, author of One Man’s Food is Someone Else’s Poison, created The Blood Type Diet, which is based on the idea that individuals react to different foods according to their blood types. His scientific findings established the correlation between human blood groups and nutrition. All foods can be categorised as “Beneficial”, “Neutral” or “To Be Avoided”, depending on blood type, which can either be A, B, AB or O. So here’s what you all need to know…

THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT TYPE A

If you have blood type A, you have a sensitive immune system. You thrive on a vegetarian diet loaded with fresh fruits and veggies. Type A’s can adapt well to sudden changes in diet and environment. Unfortunately, A’s also have a very sensitive digestive tract, vulnerable to microbial invasion. It is recommended that you make vitamin B12, vitamin C and vitamin E supplements a part of your dietary regimen.

Organic Salmon | Eat for your blood type | Global Glow

Beneficial Foods

  • Seafood & Fish | Supports metabolism efficacy
  • Whole Grains
  • Fruits | Such as pineapple will help increase intestinal motility & increase calorie utilisation
  • Green Vegetables | These will aid your digestion & prevent fluid retention

Neutral Foods

  • Poultry
  • Herbal Teas
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Olive Oil
  • Buckwheat
  • Low-gluten or Gluten-free Grains

Foods to Avoid

  • Processed & Red meats | They are poorly digested and store as fat in your body
  • Dairy | Provokes an insulin reaction
  • Excess Gluten & Wheat | These tend to make your muscle tissue acidic and impairs calorie utilisation
  • Kidney & lima beans | Just like dairy, they provoke an insulin reaction
Eating for your blood type | Blood Type B | Global Glow

THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT TYPE B

Blood type B thrives on Mediterranean-style or omnivorous diets. If you fall in this category, you have a strong immune system and nervous system, as well as a tolerant digestive system. Hooray, you can eat most foods! B’s tend not to have natural weaknesses, however, they can be prone to auto-immune breakdowns. Taking magnesium and lecithin supplements are recommended.

Beneficial Foods

  • Lean organic red Meat, Eggs, Fish & Seafood | These various proteins help increase your metabolism
  • Liquorice Tea | This helps level out your sugar levels
  • Green Vegetables | They help you increase your metabolism
  • Fruits | They help increase intestinal motility & increase calorie utilisation

Neutral Foods

  • Goat dairy
  • Lamb
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Olive Oil
  • Low-gluten or Gluten-free grains

Foods to Avoid

  • Sweet corn | These kernels slow down your metabolism
  • Cured meat
  • Brazil nuts | Slow down your metabolism
  • Sesame seeds | Slow down your metabolism
  • Buckwheat | Inhibits digestion & slows metabolism
  • Wheat | Slows metabolism & increase food stored as fat

THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT TYPE AB

Blood type AB thrives on a similar diet to blood type B, but with slight differences; AB’s tend to have low levels of acidity in the stomach. Consequently, they have a sensitive digestive track and an immune system that over-tolerates “invasions”, which may lead to a microbial disruption. It is recommended that AB’s take vitamin C and milk thistle supplements (psssst! There is milk thistle in The Super Elixir Alkalizing Formula!)

Vegetables | Eat for your blood type | Global Glow

Beneficial Foods

  • Lean organic red Meat, Eggs, Fish & Seafood | These various proteins help increase your metabolism
  • Liquorice Tea | This helps level out your sugar levels
  • Green Vegetables | They help you increase your metabolism
  • Fruits | They help increase intestinal motility & increase calorie utilisation

Neutral Foods

  • Goat dairy
  • Lamb
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Olive Oil
  • Low-gluten or Gluten-free grains
  • Turkey

Foods to Avoid

  • Sweet corn | These kernels slow down your metabolism
  • Cured meat
  • Brazil nuts | Slow down your metabolism
  • Sesame seeds | Slow down your metabolism
  • Buckwheat | Inhibits digestion & slows metabolism
  • Wheat | Slows metabolism & increase food stored as fat
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine

THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT TYPE O

If you are an O, you are a part of the original hunter-gatherers’ group, and tend to thrive on a high-protein diet that is light on dairy, beans, and grains. You have a strong digestive track, immune system and efficient metabolism. That being said, you probably have a little trouble digesting foods properly when changing diets and you don’t react well to baked goods. It is recommended that O’s consume vitamin A, vitamin K, calcium and kelp supplements (good thing that kelp is found in
The Super Elixir Alkalizing Formula!)

Beneficial Foods

  • Seafood & Kelp | These will help increase thyroid production (thanks to iodine)
  • Lean white & red meat | Aids efficient metabolism
  • Vegetables | Spinach, broccoli & kale all help maintain an efficient metabolism

Neutral Foods

  • Figs
  • Plums
  • Prunes
  • Some beans
  • Olive Oil

Foods to Avoid

  • Dairy | This may provoke an insulin reaction
  • Wheat & Gluten | These nasty buggers slow your metabolism by interfering with insulin production
  • Sweet corn | Has similar effects on the body as gluten (slows metabolism)
  • Kidney, Navy beans & Lentils | They all impair your calorie utilisation

The Blood Type Diet is a primary example of how bio-individuality plays a fundamental role in our health and wellness. Generally speaking, by focusing on consuming whole foods and less processed, junky foods, we are prioritizing our health. More specifically, by eating in accordance with our blood type, we are recognizing our individual nutritive needs and working towards a more dynamic, more healthful way of living our lives.

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