Recommended Foods for Blood Type AB

The body has a natural ability to heal itself and is constantly striving for balance.

Eat variety of foods right for your type and consume the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.

Give preference to BENEFICIAL foods. ALLOWED foods contain necessary nutrients that will balance your diet. Stop poisoning your body with AVOID foods!

Foods listed below are recommendations only. If you feel fatigued or discomfort after a meal, check the ingredients; learn the source of your problem.

Keep your body hydrated. When water is consumed in sufficient amounts, your urine becomes colorless. Drinking two glasses of water 30 minutes before every meal, while cutting calories, may help you lose weight. For optimum health, your body should maintain an alkaline state—pH 7.4 is the desired level.

Seafood

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Eat baked, grilled, or poached to achieve full nutritional value.

Fish is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, protein, vitamins, and nutrients that can lower blood pressure, reduce heart attack and stroke risk, regulate thyroid function, and help rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Avoid sole fish.

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Meat & Poultry

blood-type-o-lamb-shopsEliminate processed meat products from your diet completely.

Type AB’s should avoid beef, chicken and processed meats since they lack sufficient stomach acid to digest these efficiently. The best protein meats for AB’s are turkey, goat, lamb, mutton, and rabbit.

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Dairy & Eggs

egg_cupIncluding a source of protein like an egg or yogurt at breakfast along with a high-fiber grain like 100-percent rye bread toast can help you feel full longer and eat less throughout the day.

Dairy foods and eggs are a beneficial source of protein for type AB’s. Eat eggs boiled or poached to increase protein, lower cholesterol, and reduce calorie intake. Avoid cow milk, butter, ice cream.

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Oils

olive-oilA tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil each day can be beneficial to your health and well-being.

Monounsaturated fatty acids may lower your total cholesterol, help normalize blood clotting, benefit insulin levels, and blood sugar control.

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Nuts & Seeds

WalnutsNuts and seeds contain good-quality protein and fats.

Seeds and nuts have an abundance of protein, fiber, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. Eating one ounce of walnuts daily can reduce your risk of heart disease. Nut butters are preferable.

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Legumes (Beans & Peas)

blood-type-a-TofuLegumes are a healthy substitute for animal protein.

Tofu—made from mashed soybeans with low calories and large amounts of protein—and lentils, known to contain cancer-fighting antioxidants are among the best legumes for type AB’s. Peanuts are powerful immune boosters.

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Grains

blood-type-Rice-ballGrains, especially whole grains, are essential to type AB’s diet.

Type AB’s can eat grains one or more times daily, but select whole grains. Type AB’s benefit from a diet rich in rice rather than pasta,. Avoid corn and buckwheat in favor of oats and rye.

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Vegetables

BroccoliEat vegetables raw or steamed for the best nutrients.

Vegetable fiber helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease. Beneficial vegetables include broccoli, greens, garlic, onions, beets, celery, sweet potatoes.

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Fruits

cherryEat plenty of vitamin C-rich, nutrient-dense, disease-fighting, raw fruits to preserve their full benefits. Eat them alone or one hour apart from any other foods—best time is in the morning, on an empty stomach.

Although most fruits are allowed, emphasize more alkaline types—berries, grapes, plums. Cherries, cranberries, dried figs, grapefruit, kiwi, lemons, pineapple, watermelon are also recommended. Avoid tropical fruit.

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Herbs, Spices & Condiments

parsleyAdd flavor to your meals while improving immune system.

Soya-based flavorings are beneficial for type AB’s as are turmeric and parsley, which have useful anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. Avoid pickles and vinegar.

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Beverages

blood-type-drinking-waterOur health is truly dependent on the quality and quantity of the water we drink—Natural pure water is our best choice!

Water is your body’s principal chemical component. From nerve impulses that travel around the body, to the transport of oxygen and nutrients throughout the system, water plays an integral role. Water not only enables nutrition, but it also removes toxins.

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