Eat Right for Your Type
Could the answer to your diet prayer be hidden in your blood type?
The Eat Right for Your Type plan, developed by Dr. Peter D'Adamo, helps individuals eat properly according to their blood type. When eating according to your blood type, you're able build a defense to many diseases like cancer and heart disease, with losing weight being a welcomed side effect. For instance, protein molecules found in poultry interact poorly with Type B blood, but have no impact on others. When these protein molecules are present in the body of a Type B, it causes blood to join together and hinders processes like digestion, immunity and energy. Once you determine your blood type, the plan is easy to follow as it guides you toward foods that are perfect for your type and steers you away from foods you have no business eating. In just a few short weeks, you'll begin to see results. The plan does not promise that you will lose weight but most people who have followed the Eat Right for Your Type plan lose weight and report an improved sense of health like better digestion and more energy.
- Eat Right for Your Type offers clear instruction for what to and not to eat
- Encourages consistent exercise for all blood types
- Promotes nutritious and wholesome eating irrespective of blood type
- Critics cite a lack of published evidence backing the blood type-based diet plan
- May be too restrictive for some
Dr. D'Adamo has classified food into three groups for the Eat Right for Your Type plan- Beneficial, Neutral, Avoid. For each blood type, different food rules apply. For example, those with Blood Type A, meat, tomatoes, peppers, citrus and whole-fat dairy should be avoided. The plan includes a concise plan of foods to eat and the Eat Right for Your Type website includes scores of recipes that are categorized according to blood type.EXERCISE
The exercise recommendation on the Eat Right for Your Type plan are focused on improving total systemic health, mainly the functioning of the organs, glands, immune and circulatory systems of the body; as opposed to building muscle tissue. But building strength is a byproduct of following the recommended exercise plans. Each blood type will have certain exercise recommendations such as yoga for Blood Type A or aerobic exercise for Type B. The diet also includes information on the link between blood type, stress and exercise.CONCLUSION
Experts have issues with the plan’s lack of scientific research to back Dr D’Adamo’s claims. But, they don't dispute that the food recommendations are healthy. For that reason, the Eat Right for Your Type diet plan may worth a shot if the idea intrigues you.Common Misspellings
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