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The Genotype Diet

A customized diet based on your DNA.

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Have you ever felt that your body's natural wiring is stopping you from obtaining your weight loss goals? Many people share this very common problem. The Genotype Diet calculates the way your body reacts to dieting and then creates a custom plan to counteract your body's natural tendencies. Created by Dr. Peter D'Adamo, this completely custom program will help you resist your body's negative predispositions and drop the pounds.

By taking a few measurements of your body, all outlined in the book, you can determine how your genetic code places you into one of six lifestyle groups. Things like thumbprint, blood type and torso length vs. leg length are all signs of your genetic code.

He says research has found that 70% of your genes are changeable because they are influenced so heavily by your environment. "It's possible, all experts in complete agreement, the single biggest influence environmentally on gene expression is diet. Here we have an entirely new way of understanding how supplements work, an entirely different way of looking at food, and what it's doing with the expression on your genes," said Dr. D'Adamo during an interview with DietsInReview.com.

PRO
  • The Genotype Diet is tailored to your body
  • The program is backed by years of positive scientific research
  • Dr. D'Adamo is a well respected nutritionist professional
  • The program comes with 24-hour support lines
  • Supports exercise
CON
  • Parts of the research have been criticized by other medical professionals
DIET and NUTRITION

The Genotype Diet promotes healthy eating, and custom tailors a diet to fit your specific needs. Based on your particular body type, Genotype will fine tune the plan to both agree with and optimize your metabolism. Each person will be categorized per their particular body type, and then given custom meal plans and recipes per that categorization. For instance, a "hunter" will enjoy Grilled Steak with Red Onions and Peas while a "gatherer" will have Asian Vegetable Stir Fry.

EXERCISE

The Genotype Diet prescribes exercises that, like the food plans, meet the needs of each individual person.

CONCLUSION

If you are confused about which diet plan is right for you, have Genotype Diet tell you what is right for your body. The Genotype Diet takes all the guess work out of losing weight and puts you on a healthy and accurate plan to achieve the body that you've been dreaming of.

Common Misspellings

The Geno-Type Diet, geotype diet, geneotype diet, genetype diet


Related Diets: Eat Right for Your Type, The Spectrum Diet, Blood Type diet


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James

This is a total scam, the people all the BTD/GTD forums are all scam artistist trying to get you to buy and make you sick. DON't DO IT!!!! DR. D'ADAMO, what a fake name and bastard of a child.

posted Dec 29th, 2008 1:40 pm


Bee

My sister brought her testing kit and measured everyone at Christmas. Well, I am very skeptical. I don't have the resources to buy such expensive foods. Aren't there any foods that are easily available to everyone? Quinoa - cost 4.69 for 1 lb --- that's a lot when feeding a family. I don't know how the average person can afford the foods -- that's my issue with it. I'd love to follow it, but... lack the funds this would require.

posted Dec 29th, 2008 1:25 am


John

These people are all about brainwash, stay away!!!!!

I was on the diet for 3 months and got an omega 6 deficiency and almost died. Stay away!!!!

posted Dec 5th, 2008 11:45 pm


RhodaMaria

Quote: 'If you are confused about which diet plan is right for you, have Genotype Diet tell you what is right for your body. The Genotype Diet takes all the guess work out of losing weight and puts you on a healthy and accurate plan to achieve the body that you've been dreaming of' UNQUOTE

And that is exactly what the book The Genotype Diet is about!!! I am a micronutrtionist on GTD and BTD principles in the Netherlands and finally I have the ultimate foodadvice for the types O in my practice!! The 'padded' body of the Gatherer that did not flourish on the speltgrain. The highly sensitive type O that proved to be an Explorer! Peter D'Adamo is so damn right with his views on health, people and digestion! There is no one-size-fits-all diet as all those dietgurus want us to believe! No way! I cannot tolerate red meat as a Type A, Teacher. It gave me stomach aches. Let me eat my plantproteins like tofu, and some turkey and ostrich! Than will my body happy!
This Genotype diet will guarantee longevity and an energylevel to the max!!
My advice to all who read this: Start your Genotype diet and experience (maybe for the first time in your life!) how energetic and happy you can be!! And isn't that what life is about???



posted Nov 2nd, 2008 4:43 am


Melissa

I loved the book and really felt it made sense, but am very frustrated that to get the most of my "plan" I now have to pay (in my opinion) a LOT of money to get help with meal plans. I am an Explorer and it does restrict a LOT of things I was used to eating - so called "healthy" foods like salmon, coffee, bananas... all my favs. So, to get help I now have to pay $78 per 13 weeks to get some recipe ideas? Not to mention the expense related to the "random" things I CAN have, like ostrich meat, escargot, lotus root, kudzu... not sure even where to find this stuff! Great book, but at least for the Explorer type, not very easy plan to follow, from a cost and logistics standpoint. Wish I could follow it, not too sure I can, given the rariety of superfoods on my CAN list. Good luck to other "types"!!

posted Sep 2nd, 2008 8:37 am


Kelsey

I really reccomend this. I did tests on all my family members. It was FUN. All 5 of us are different. I'm the Hunter (yay). Even when you have a doubt , the author explains it to a tee! I was sad to give up some foods but the foods i craved were the foods i was allergic to. just cuz you like them dosent mean your body does. BUY IT! SERIOUSLY! no one is the same. we were born either Hunters, Gatheres, Teachers, Explorers, Warriors, or Nomads just like in early civilization.


Caitlin

Fascinating! There is actually great exercise tips for each genotype. Nice to have some science behind a diet....


Kayla

This guy knows his stuff. I read the for your type book and it really makes sense.


janine

Anything that's not 1 size fits all sounds like it makes more sense than everyone flocking to the fad diets. We're not all built the same, why would we lose weight hte same?


Earlene

Did you see that video? Nice! Good to hear from the actual doctor.


Tara

I just read this book and it makes complete sense. I am a Teacher and heart disease and cancer runs in my family - and I think this may help me to avoid these diseases. I'm going to give it a shot.



 

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