Recommended Seafood for Blood Type B

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, such as mackerel, salmon (wild has more omega-3s than farmed), sardines, sturgeon, lake trout, and tuna, two to three 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.

Type B’s thrive on deep-sea fish like cod and salmon, which are rich in nutritious oils. White fish, such as cod, halibut and sole, are excellent sources of high-quality protein. Avoid all shellfish—crab, lobster, prawns, mussels, etc., which contain lectins disruptive to the type B system.


Seafood Intake

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

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