Aubrey Bailey is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with an additional degree in psychology and board certification in hand therapy. Avoid: Spinach, cabbage, corn, cauliflower, eggplant, mushrooms, oranges, kiwi, strawberry, blackberry, coconut, green peas, peanut butter and wheat starch. The key is genetic heritage – the story line of your life. In an independent study, Type ABs described themselves as emotional, passionate, friendly, trusting and empathetic. This is the question that is at the heart of the genetic puzzle. Pin It on Pinterest. Avoid: Caffeine, alcohol, whole milk, buckwheat, corn, coconut, bananas, mangoes and black tea. Unlike virtually every other gene, which have ‘dominant’ and ‘recessive’ variations alleles, the A and B alleles are ‘co-dominant,’ meaning they quite happily co-exist with each other. D’Adamo recommends interspersing calming activities with aerobic ones.
Have you heard of the blood type diet? I thought it had been debunked long ago but patients keep asking about it, so I figured I should learn more. Soon, the book was a best seller and people everywhere were finding out their blood type, revising their grocery lists, and changing how they ate, exercised, and thought about their health. As mentioned, the recommendations for the blood type diets extend well beyond food choices. For example, people with type O blood are advised to choose high-intensity aerobic exercise and take supplements for their sensitive stomachs, while those with type A blood should choose low-intensity activities and include meditation as part of their routine. High-quality studies about the blood type diet had not been published in peer-reviewed medical literature. Studies published in and about the blood type diets are worth noting. The theory behind this diet is that blood type is closely tied to our ability to digest certain types of foods, so that the proper diet will improve digestion, help maintain ideal body weight, increase energy levels, and prevent disease, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. Group A was said to evolve when humans began to farm and had more vegetarian diets.
Peter D’Adamo, a naturopathic physician. Adamo continued the work of his father, Dr. James D’Adamo, also a naturopath. D’Adamo Sr. Type AB positive is one of the most rare, found in less than 4 percent of the population according to the American Red Cross. Whether you are positive or negative does not matter in the dietary recommendations. Type AB has emerged from types A and B, having some characteristics of both.