Blood Type O – Overview

The Hunter – Strong, self-reliant, leader; most effective predator, survivor, oldest, most basic blood type.

Strengths

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  • Hardy digestive tract
  • Strong immune system
  • Natural defenses against infections
  • System designed for efficient metabolism and preservation of nutrients

Weaknesses

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  • Intolerant to new dietary, environmental conditions
  • Immune system can be overactive and attack itself

 

 

Medical Risks

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  • Blood clotting disorders
  • Inflammatory diseases (arthritis)
  • Low thyroid production
  • Ulcers
  • Allergies
  • Excess gastric acid production

Type O’s stomachs produce high hydrochloric acid, allowing them to digest animal protein favorably. Coffee will produce extra stomach acid, making them prone to peptic ulcers, especially if they are constantly under a great deal of stress.

Diet Profile

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  • High protein/low carbohydrate
  • Gluten-free
  • Limited grains, beans, legumes, dairy

 

Weight Loss Key

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  • AVOID wheat, corn, kidney beans, navy beans, lentils, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, mustard greens
  • Consume more low glycemic foods, kelp, seafood, iodized salt, red meat, kale, spinach, broccoli.

 

Supplements

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  • Vitamin B, vitamin K, calcium, licorice.
  • Type O’s should supplement diet with sea kelp and seaweed containing natural iodine to stimulate their low thyroid and sluggish metabolism.

 

Exercise

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  • Need intense physical exercise—aerobics, swimming, running, jogging, speed and hill walking, bicycling—for stress relief, general well-being

Take the Blood Type Diet as far as you want or need!