Foods are divided into 16 groups:
- meat, offal
- milk products and eggs,
- oils and fats,
- nuts and seeds,
- beans and legumes,
- bakery products,
- vegetables, sprouts, soy,
- juices and other liquids,
- herbal teas,
- various beverages
For each blood type, foods are classified as “recommended”, “neutral” or “those that should be avoided”. Following these recommendations can help you lose extra pounds or cure various diseases.
Blood type „0“
Food that suits best blood type 0 is animal protein. Diet for blood type 0 is based on the red meat, white meat and fish. Foods that should receive extra attention include beef, lamb, turkey, chicken and fish. You should eat all kinds of fruit. It is recommended to avoid milk and dairy products, bread and pasta, wheat, cabbage, brussels sprouts and corn.
To avoid excessive acidity of the body, blood type O people should pay attention to adequate intake of vegetables (beetroot, broccoli, kale, arugula, endive, garlic, onions, artichokes, parsley, red pepper, okra, pumpkin, sweet potato and spinach) and fruit (especially plums and figs). Cereals and dairy products are not recommended.
Blood type „A“
People with blood type A should consume larger amounts of vegetables: lentils, soy, beans, and cereals. Berries and plums are also recommended, as well as poultry and fermented dairy products, which should be occasionally consumed. Foods which should be avoided are full-fat dairy products, peppers, tomatoes, tropical fruit and citrus.
Red meat is advised to avoid completely too, while white meat and fish can be consumed up to 3 times a week. Eggs, cheese and yogurt are recommended 1-3 times a week. Oil should be consumed no more than 3 times a week, while nuts should be consumed 2-5 times a week. Vegetables are great for blood type A, especially broccoli, endive, kale, garlic, parsley and onion.
Blood type “B”
People with blood type B are allowed the largest food diversity. They are free to consume fish, poultry, lamb, beef, dairy products, green vegetables, cereals and all kinds of vegetables. They should limit their intake of wheat, rye, tomatoes and corn, while shells, ham, bacon and chicken.
They can combine foods of animal and herbal origin. Red meat is recommended for consumption 2-3 times a week, and the white meat can be consumed up to 3 times a week .Eggs are recommended 3-4 times a week, cheese 3-5 times a week and yogurt 2-4 times a week. Milk can be consumed 4-5 times a week, as well as nuts and oil.
Vegetables are great for blood type B, and are recommended 3-5 times a day, especially cabbage, kale, carrots and mushrooms and yams. Fruit is also recommended 3-4 times a day, especially bananas, cranberries, grapes, papaya, pineapple and plums.
Blood type “AB”
People with blood type AB can eat lamb, turkey, dairy products, eggs, rice, tofu, plums, cherries, and should avoid smoked meat and limit their intake of beef, wheat, corn, tropical fruits, oranges and bananas.
Lean red meat is recommended 1-3 times a week, and white meat can be consumed up to 2 times a week, combined with vegetables and tofu. Seafood is recommended 3-5 times a week while eggs, cheese and yogurt are recommended 3-6 times a week. Milk can be consumed more than in the previous two groups – 4-6 times a week. Oil and nuts are recommended 3-5 times a week. Certain legumes are recommended for consumption 2-3 times a week.
Wheat and cereals in general are well-tolerated but their intake should be limited. Vegetables are advised to consume 3-5 a time, especially broccoli, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, mushrooms and kale. Fruit is recommended 3-4 times a day, especially cherries, cranberries, plums, figs and grape.