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Blood Type Dieting!

Wed May 16, 2012 12:56 pm

A few of my friends have started looking into this and a few years back i remember paying a crazy amount of money to have my blood tested but the stupid plan they put me on was not sustainable. My friend just took out red meat (as it was an avoid food for her blood type) and she lost 2.4kgs in 1 week... with just 1 change.... she has previously been dieting and working out so this wasnt a first week weight loss kinda thing.....

So i am looking at ways of introducing into my current eating habits... Has anyone tried it or looked into it etc??

Its more about what you SHOULDN'T eat and as I am O that is pretty much any grain or dairy... hhhmmmmm doesnt leave me with a whole of options....
I have listed the Avoid foods, there are beneficial foods and then neutral foods...

Avoid:-
Meats:
All commercially processed meats, Bacon, Ham, Pork, Poussin, Quail, Turtle.

Seafood:
Abalone, Barracuda, Catfish, Conch, Frog, Herring ( Pickled / Smoked ), Muskellunge,
Octopus, Pollock, Salmon Roe, Salomon ( Smoked ), Squid ( Calamari ).
Blood Type 0: Fish / Seafood
Portion serves – 4 to 6 oz ( Men ) / 2 to 5 oz Women and Children
African Caucasian Asian

Dairy:
American Cheese, Blue Cheese, Brie Cheese, Buttermilk, Camembert Cheese,
Casein Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Colby Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Cream Cheese,
Edam Cheese, Eggs ( Goose/Quail ), Emmenthal Cheese, Goats Milk ( Full
Cream/Skim/Trim ), Gouda Cheese, Gruyere Cheese, Half & Half, Ice Cream,
Jarlsberg Cheese, Kefir, Milk ( Cow / Goat ), Monterey Cheese, Jack, Munster
Cheese, Neufchatel Cheese, Paneer Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Provolone
Cheese, Quark Cheese, Ricotta Cheese, Sherbert Cheese, Sour Cream, String
Cheese, Swiss Cheese , Whey, Yoghurt ( All ).

Nuts & Seeds:
Beechnut, Brazil, Cashews, Litchi, Peanut, Peanut Butter, Pistachio, Poppy
Seeds, Sunflower Butter, Sunflower Seed.

Beans:
Copper Bean, Kidney Bean, Lentils (All), Navy Bean, Pinto Bean, Tamarind Bean.

Grains & Pasta:
Barley, Barley Flour, Cornmeal, Couscous, Grits, Popcorn, Sorghum, Wheat (
Refined-Unbleached ), Wheat ( Semolina ), Wheat ( White Flour ), Wheat (
Whole ), Wheat Bran, Wheat Germ.

Veg:
Alfalfa Sprouts, Aloe, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumber, Leek, Mushroom ( **** ),
Mustard Greens, Olive ( Black ), Pickle ( In Brine Or Vinegar ), Potato, Rhubarb.

Fruit:
Asian Pear, Avocado, Bitter Mellon, Blackberry, Cantaloupe, Coconut, Honeydew
Melon, Kiwi Fruit, Orange, Plantain, Rhubarb, Tangerine.

Sauces:
Aspartame, Capers, Carra Greenan, Cornstarch, Corn Syrup, Dextrose,
Fructose, Guarana, Gums (Acacia / Arabic / Guar ), Juniper, Mace, Malto-
Dextrin, M.S.G., Nutmeg.

Drinks:
Alfalfa, Aloe, Beer, Burdock, Coffee ( Regular / Decaffeinated ), Coltsfoot,
Corn Silk, Echinacea, Gentian, Goldenseal, Liquor, Red Clover, Rhubarb,
Shepherd’s Purse, Soft Drinks, St John’s Wort, Strawberry Leaf, Tea ( Black /
Decaffeinated ), Wine ( White ), Yellow Dock.
 
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Re: Blood Type Dieting!

Thu May 24, 2012 8:39 am

I heard about this years ago and thought it sounded like complete rubbish, because it told me to go off dairy and meat and stick to vegies, no thanks! Many years later, my husband became vegetarian (almost 18 months ago), and just after I had a health check that said that despite my small size and active lifestyle, I still had high body fat % and my cholesterol was through the roof. After cutting down the meat and dairy (especially full fat dairy) - easy when you're cooking for a vegetarian, I lost 10% of my body weight without adding any other restrictions (never went hungry). My body handles digestion much better and cholesterol is also on the way down.

So, I'm not saying it's true, but it appears to have worked for me. The other possibility is that cutting sat fats could get this result regardless of blood type? I think people forget how much saturated fat is in meat. Even the lean pieces like ultra lean mince can have around 10% sat fat, which adds up pretty quickly given the serving sizes people use.
 
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Re: Blood Type Dieting!

Thu May 24, 2012 11:07 am

Any type of extreme change in diet will make some sort of difference whether it is a short term or long term difference is another matter. I don't think that blood type is a specific enough indicator to base a diet on because knowing your genetics, metabolism and lifestyle are a better way to figure out what works for you. I have not heard of anyone that doesn't benefit from less processed foods, smaller portions and fresher, healthier choices though.

Personally I cannot live without meat as I get ill and I have other food allergies that mean I cannot eat a lot of vegetarian foods. Hence my earlier comments about blood type not really being a good thing to base dietary decisions on.
 
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Re: Blood Type Dieting!

Thu May 24, 2012 12:11 pm

I think each blood type has a different diet.... mine is o and ti says to eat lots of meat so YAY for me!! lol... I am struggling to cut out dairy.....
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