Blood Type AB Diet

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.


•  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.
• Asthma.
• Frequent infections.
• Excess mucus.
• A combination of type “A” & “B”.
• Overly analytical (to the point of excess stress and lack of sleep).
• Philosophical.
• Pessimistic.
• 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

FoodMost 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

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

use monounsaturated; extra virgin when possible; oil becomes saturated if used for frying (reaches 150+ degrees)
Olive OilCanola Oil, Cod Liver, Linseed (flax) Oil, Peanut Oil Corn, Cottonseed, Safflower, Sesame, Sunflower

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

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), BeerAllspice, 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

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