Type Diets – A Wonderful Tool for Good Health!
The Green House
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B is for blood
type. There are four basic blood types O, A, B, and AB. These
are determined by chemical markers called antigens. Antigens are
in every cell of the body and are a key part of the immune system.
When your immune system senses a foreign element, it looks to the
blood type antigen to determine if the element is good or bad.
blood type has its specific set of antigens, each of has different
immune responses to chemicals in our bloodstream. One important
source of chemicals in our blood stream comes from the food that
we eat. Every food has specific lectins or proteins that interact
with our cells and our immune system. When the interaction is negative,
all cellular functions are interrupted. These include you digestion,
metabolism and immune system.
the negative foods for your blood type, you reduce stress on your
digestive tract and immune system, freeing up vital energy that
can now manifest as health, vitality and energy. Foods that are
beneficial to your blood type tend to strengthen and heal your body,
while foods that are negative to you will tend to act like a poison.
type carries certain characteristics both in personality
and in physical nature.
Type O is
the hunter-gatherer type who does well on meat and vegetables. Os
tend to self-reliant leaders with strong digestive systems. Os
are prone to inflammatory diseases, ulcers, allergies and blood
clotting disorders. Type Os should avoid milk, wheat (both
white flour and whole wheat products), white potatoes, peanuts and
citrus fruits such as orange and tangerine.
Type A stands
for agrarian. They tend to be adaptable, sensitive, creative and
can be prone to anxiety. As can also have sensitive digestive
tracts. They are prone to high cholesterol, heart disease, liver
and gallbladder disorders and diabetes. Type As do well on
light meats such as chicken and fish, soy, fruit and nuts. Type
As should limit red meat, pork, milk, wheat and oranges. Type
A blood types tend to not make enough stomach acid to digest heavy
meat. If you are an A and insist on eating lots of red meat, consider
adding a digestive enzyme containing betaine.
are the most balanced blood type. They tend to have strong immune
systems, although when out of balance, Bs are prone to auto-immune
problems such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, etc.. Bs
do well on fish, turkey, dairy, potatoes, and vegetables. They should
avoid pork, chicken, tomatoes, peanuts, shellfish and wheat.
Type AB is
a hybrid with some of the characteristics of both A and B. ABs
tend to be loyal and reserved. Type AB has an immune system that
tends to be over-tolerant resulting in proneness to infections,
allergies, and parasites. ABs do well on fish, turkey, eggs,
cultured dairy, beans and spelt. Type AB is the only blood type
that handles tomatoes well. ABs should avoid chicken, pork,
corn, wheat, and bananas.
This is a
brief look at blood type theory. It is one of my favorite tools
in helping people be healthier. I find that fairly healthy people
tend to eat this way naturally, while others who are very out of
balance tend to live on the foods they should avoid. For more information,
look for books by Dr. Peter D, Adamo.
Note: Do not
underestimate the power of this information. I credit this diet
as one of the main reasons that I am well and I no longer have symptoms
April 28, 2011
Durst owns The
Green House, a vitamin, herb and health food store in Mason,
© 2011 Margaret
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