Eat Right 4 Your Type
The Individualized Diet Solution
Peter J. D'adamo & Catherine Whitney
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"What would you say if I told you that the secret to healthy, vigorous, and disease-free living might be as simple as knowing your blood type," ask Dr. Peter D'Adamo and Catherine Whitney, and in Eat Right 4 Your Type, they shows us the simple answer.
If you've ever suspected that not everyone should eat the same thing or do the same exercise, you're right. In fact, what foods we absorb well and how our bodies handle stress differ with each blood type.
Your blood type reflects your internal chemistry. It is the key that unlocks the mysteries of disease, longevity, fitness, and emotional strength. It determines your susceptibility to illness, the foods you should eat, and ways to avoid the most troubling health problems.
Only recently have all the pieces of the scientific and clinical puzzle started coming together. Dr. D'Adamo has spent the past fifteen years researching the connections among blood type and exercise, food, and disease, and his research is built on thirty years of work done by his father.
In Eat Right 4 Your Type he shows:
which foods, spices, teas, and condiments help someone of your blood type maintain optimal health and ideal weight;
which vitamins and supplements to emphasize or avoid;
which medications function best in your system;
whether your stress goes to your muscles or your nervous system;
whether your stress is relieved better through aerobics or meditation;
whether you should walk, swim or play tennis or golf as your mode of exercise;
how knowing your blood type can help you avoid many common viruses and infections;
how knowing your blood type can help you fight back against life-threatening diseases;
how to slow down the aging process by avoiding factors specific to your blood type that cause rapid cell deterioration.
Eat Right 4 Your Type provides a clear, simple life plan that anyone can follow and suggests the easiest ways to determine your blood type and diet for your blood type. Here is a breakthrough book that will change the way we eat and live.
Publishers Weekly Review
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A concept that deserves more research
My doctor recommended I try this approach to eating. Although I've dropped 5-1/2 lbs in three weeks while eating 20% more calories than I should (No exercise yet), it is *not* a weight loss diet. It is a diet approach that avoids those foods which might stress your immune system over time.
The food recommendations are tailored to your specific ABO blood type. The author does an excellent job of explaining the scientific validity and history of the concept. It is not a new concept. Other doctors--including the author's father--have explored the concept earlier. It has it's critics--but very few--and none of those have offered evidence to refute the thinking; they have criticized the lack of formal studies that prove the concept.
As for my experience, it's been only a few weeks that I've adopted the recommendations but already the chronic bloating I suffered from has stopped. I'm anxious to see if I reap other health benefits by year's end.
I recommend you visit the author's website and especially the site's discussion boards for a preview of the concept.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Published: Jan 06, 1997
- Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
- Seller: Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
- Print Length: 416 Pages
- Language: English