As long as you’re alive, your body will stay with you, that’s why treating it like a temple is important. Every now and then experts come up with a new research or diet plan that will burn more calories, help you lose or gain weight, provide energy, and much more. If you have ever tried personal consultation with a dietitian, you know they try helping you depending upon your requirement, ability, metabolic rate, and then there are a few, who also give a customised diet plan depending upon your blood type. In fact, the blood type diet is one of the most popular types of diet that was initiated by a naturopathic physician, Dr Peter J. D'Adamo in 1996.
As per a health report, he claimed, “the foods you eat react chemically with your blood type. If you follow a diet designed for your blood type, your body will digest food more efficiently.” While some researches also refuted such claims, for others it made a lot of sense. Thus, they started following a diet plan designed for every blood group. here's what has been recommended, as per the blood type diet.
Type O Blood Group
If you fall under this category of blood group, you should know you have both A and B antibodies in your plasma. Also, the O positive group is the most common blood type, whereas the negative, which is also the universal donor, is a bit rare in some countries. When it comes to diet, it is best if you choose food items rich in protein, such as meat, bean sprouts, green peas, spinach, sweet corn, brussels sprouts, broccoli, and fish. If you want to shed some body fat, seafood, red meat, and olive oil is best. But, wheat, corn, and dairy products are not likely to help. The whole purpose is to keep the consumption of carbohydrates low.
Type A Blood Group
The people with blood group A have type-A antigens with the presence of a protein called the rhesus (Rh) in their blood. Type A blood group can receive blood only from blood group A or O and but, can donate blood to A or AB blood types. In order to boost health, they should take in more fresh fruit, green vegetables, tofu, all kinds of seafood, and whole grains. However, it is best that they avoid meat. Pineapple, olive oil, and soy will help to lose weight and dairy items, wheat, corn, and kidney beans can become an obstacle if you want to get rid of body fat.
Type B Blood Group
Type B Blood group is mostly found in Central Asia, and for some reason lowest in America and Australia. B positive blood group, which can be given to both B positive and AB positive patients is still commonly found in India, whereas, B negative is a bit rare in comparison to B positive. People with this blood type can indulge in a diverse diet, which may include meat, fresh fruit, dairy products, fish, crab, prawn, and grains. If these individuals are interested in losing weight, the first thing to do is avoid chicken, corn, peanuts, and wheat, and eat more green vegetables, eggs, liver, and licorice tea.
Type AB Blood Group
AB blood is said to be the newest blood type as it was discovered a year after all the other blood types were found. The most important aspect particularly about the AB positive is that, they are the universal plasma donor. This means that AB positive’s plasma can be transfused into patients with almost any blood type. The blood type diet suggested for these individuals says they should eat tofu, lamb, fish, grains, fresh fruit, and green leafy vegetables. For quick weight loss, try vegan’s favourite food, tofu. Also, you can eat seafood and kelp. However, chicken, corn, buckwheat, and kidney beans should be avoided.
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