The following diet is a recommendation for maintenance of health and prevention of disease. This dietary/lifestyle recommendation was created by Dr. Reuben T. De Haan. This information is a combination of Dr. De Haan’s research and Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s information in Eat Right For Your Type.
SUMMARY GUIDELINES FOR Blood Type “AB”
• Thrive on tofu, vegetables and fish.
• Many foods are acceptable, it’s all about portion and frequency of use.
• Avoid Always:
– Corn, buckwheat, tomatoes
– Refined Sugars
• Avoid red meat, kidney and lima beans, seeds, corn, buckwheat, wheat to ensure weight loss and stay lean and energetic.
|Typical Health Concerns||Body Type Description|
|• Low levels of stomach acid. |
• Frequent infections.
• Excess mucus.
|• A combination of type “A” & “B”.
• Overly analytical (to the point of excess stress and lack of sleep).
• Tend to live on cloud nine.
• Tends to “hold it all in”.
• Do not seem to be antagonistic with any other blood type- has the ability to along with anyone if they so choose.
Blood Type AB Diet
|Food||Most compatible with your type||Use Moderately- 1 or 2 times @ week||Avoid Always -ALLERGIES- harmful|
use no more than 4-6 ounces at one meal; bake, broil or poach; excess meat creates autotoxins and over-acidity in the body
|Lamb, Mutton, Rabbit, Turkey, Albacore (tuna), Cod, Grouper, Hake, Mackerel, Mahimahi, Monkfish, Ocean Perch, Pickerel, Pike, Porgy, Rainbow Trout, Red Snapper, Sailfish, Salmon, Sardine, Sea Trout, Shad, Snail, Sturgeon||Pheasant, Abalone, Bluefish, Carp, Catfish, Caviar, Herring, Mussel, Scallop, Shark, Silver Perch, Smelt, Snapper, Sole, Squid (calamari), Swordfish, Tilefish, Weakfish, Whitefish, White Perch, Yellow Perch||Pork, Ham, Bacon, All pig derived foods, Beef, Buffalo, Chicken, Cornish Hen, Duck, Goose, Ham, Partridge, Veal, Venison, Quail, Anchovy, Barracuda, Beluga, Bluegill Bass, Clam, Conch, Crab, Crayfish, Eel, Flounder, Frog, Gray Sole, Haddock, Halibut, Herring, Lobster, Lox, Octopus, Oyster, Sea Bass, Shrimp, Striped Bass, Turtle, Yellowtail|
|DAIRY & EGGS|
use eggs from farm raised chickens if possible; cut back or stop with the first sign of mucus
|Cottage Cheese, Farmer, Feta, Goat, Kefir, Mozzerella, Ricotta, Sour Cream (low fat), yogurt||Casein, Cheddar, Colby, Cream Cheese, Edam, Emmenthal, Gouda, Gruyere, Jarlsberg, Montery Jack, Munster, Neufchatel, Skim or 2% milk, Parmesan, Soy, String, Swiss, Whey||American Cheese, Blue Cheese, Brie, Butter, Buttermilk, Camembert, Ice Cream, Parmesan, Provolone, Sherbert, Whole Milk|
|OILS & FATS|
use monounsaturated; extra virgin when possible; oil becomes saturated if used for frying (reaches 150+ degrees)
|Olive Oil||Canola Oil, Cod Liver, Linseed (flax) Oil, Peanut Oil||Corn, Cottonseed, Safflower, Sesame, Sunflower|
|NUTS & SEEDS|
raw is best, not salted and roasted; chew very well; use nut butters of you are gallbladder weak (or it’s missing)
|Chestnuts, Peanuts, Walnuts||Almond, Brazil, Cashew, Hickory, Litchi, Macadamia, Pignola (pine), Pistachio||Filbert, Poppy, Pumpkin, Sesame, Sunflower|
|BEANS & LEGUMES|
if you get gas, you are enzyme deficient, lipase is recommended
|Navy, Pinto, Red, Red Soy, Lentil (green)||Broad, Cannellini, Copper, Northern, Green, Jicama, Snap, String, Tamarini, White, Lentil (domestic, red), Pea (green, |
|Aduke, Azuki, Black, Fava, Garbonzo, Kidney, Lima, Pea (black-eyed)|
|CEAREALS, BREADS, GRAINS & PASTA||Cereal (millet, oat bran, oatmeal, rice bran, puffed rice, spelt), Bread (Brown rice, essene, ezekiel, fin crisp, millet, rice rye, soy, sprouted wheat, wasa) Flour (rye, rice, oat), Rice||Amaranth, Barley, Rice, Wheat, Familia, Farina, Granola, Grape Nuts, Soy, Pumpernickle, Spelt, Couscous, Barley, Bulgar, Durham, Semolina, Spinach, Quinoa||Buckwheat, Corn, Kamut, Kasha, Artichoke, Soba|
fresh from an organic market is best, fresh from the market is second choice, then frozen, then canned
|Beet (and leaves), Broccoli, Cauliflower, Celery, Collard Greens, Cucumber, Dandelion, Eggplant, Garlic, Kale, Mustard Green, Parsley, Parsnip, Potato (sweet), Sprout (alfalfa), Tempeh, Tofu, |
|Arugula, Asparagus, Bamboo Shoots, Bok Choy, Cabbage (chines, red, white), Caraway, Carrot, Chervil, Chicory, Coriander, Daikon Radish, Dill Endive, Escarole, Fennel, |
Fiddlehead Fern, Ginger, Horseradish, Kohlrabi, Leek, Lettuce (bibb, boston, romain, mesclum), Mushroom (domestic, enoki, portobello, tree, oyster), Okra, Olive (green, greek, spanish), Onion (green, red, spanish, yellow), Potato (red, white), Pumpkin, Radicchio, Rappini, Rutabega, Scallion, Seaweed, Shallots, Snow Peas, Spinach, Sprouts (brussel), Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomato, Turnips, Water Chestnut, Watercress, Zuccini
|Artichoke (domestic, jerusalem), Avocado, Corn (white, yellow), Lima Bean, Mushroom (abalone, shiitake), Olive (black), Pepper (green, jalapeno, red, yellow), Sprout (mung, radish)|
eat alone; 1 hour separate from any other foods
|Cherry, Cranberry, Figs (dried, fresh), Gooseberry, Grape (black, concor,d, green, red), Grapefruit, Kiwi, Lemon, Loganberry, Pineaapple, Plums (dark, green, red)||Apples, Apricots, Blackberry, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Current (black, red), Dates, Elderberries, Kumquat, Limes, Melon (canang, cantaloupe, casaba, crenshaw, christmas, honeydew, musk, spanish, watermelon), Nectarines, Papayas, Peaches, Pears, Plantain, Prune, Raisin, Raspberry, Strawberry, Tangerine||Banana, Coconut, Guava, Mango, Orange, Persimmon, Pomegranate, Prickly Pear, Rhubarb, Starfruit|
|SPICES & OTHER||Curry, Miso, Garlic, Horseradish, Parsley, Coffee, Green Tea ||All spices not listed in right column; Jam/Jelly (from acceptable fruits), Mayonnaise, Mustard, Salad Dressing (from acceptable ingredients), Beer||Allspice, Almond Extract, Anise, Barley Malt, Capers, Cornstarch, Corn syrup, Gelatin, Pepper (black, cayenne, peppercorn, red flake, white), Tapioca, Vinegar, Ketchup, Pickles, Relish, Liquor, Soda (all carbonation), Tea|