Recommended Legumes for Blood Type AB

Legumes are a healthy substitute for animal protein.

blood-type-a-TofuBeans, peas, and lentils are among the most versatile and nutritious foods available. They are typically low-fat, high in fiber, folate, potassium, iron, and magnesium, contain beneficial fats, and soluble and insoluble fiber.

Tofu, made from mashed soybeans with low calories, low fat, and large amounts of protein, is an essential ingredient in type AB’s diet. It is high in iron and, depending on the coagulant used in manufacturing, may be high in calcium and/or magnesium. Buy organic, non-GMO tofu, as fresh as possible.

Lentils, navy, and pinto beans are high-quality foods for type AB’s. In particular, lentils contain cancer-fighting antioxidants.

Legumes Intake

  • 60-90 g / 2-3 oz. (dry beans, pulses) X 2-6 servings weekly
Source: Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s Eat Right For Your Type