Recommended Seafood for Blood Type AB

Eat seafood baked, grilled, or poached to obtain its full nutritional value.

salmon-smallFish is high in minerals such as zinc, iodine, and selenium, which keep the body running smoothly. Iodine is essential for the thyroid gland, while selenium creates enzymes that protect cell walls from cancer-causing free radicals and helps prevent DNA damage caused by radiation and some chemicals. Fish is also a source of vitamin A for healthy skin and eyes and vitamin D to help the body absorb calcium.

Eating seafood high in DHA and EPA omega-3 fatty acids three to six times weekly is recommended. Including fish as a regular part of a balanced diet has been shown to help symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and lower the risk of heart disease. A wide variety of seafood is beneficial for type AB’s, and it is an excellent source of protein. However type AB’s find it difficult to digest the lectins found in sole. Type AB’s with a family history of breast cancer should eat snails (escargot), which contains a powerful lectin that agglutinates and eliminates mutated A-like cells for two of the most common forms of breast cancer.

Seafood Intake

  • 115-175g / 4-6 oz. x 3-6 servings weekly

Source: Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s Eat Right For Your Type