By this time you have gone through almost every type of diet in the market for fitness. From keto to Mediterranean and intermittent fasting but have you ever heard of the “blood group” diet?
People say and think that it’s the most scientific diet one can follow because it is directly related to your blood group right?
EATING ACCORDING TO BLOOD GROUP
Let’s see here how your blood group determines what foods you should eat and what to avoid!
Type O: The hunter – it is best when eating a lean protein diet like meat, fish, poultry, certain fruits and vegetables with less dairy, legumes, and grains; gluten is a leading cause for weight gain in this blood type.
Type A: The cultivator – these people have a more sensitive immune system and has an increased risk of developing heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. These people should consume a fresh and organic vegetarian diet.
Type B: The nomad – this group have a strong immune system as well as a tolerant digestive system and survives chronic diseases better than other blood types. These people should consume both plants and meats except chicken and pork, and can also have some dairy. They should avoid wheat, corn, lentils, tomatoes, and a few other foods for fitness.
Type AB: The enigma- the newest blood type in terms of evolution and the most complex one. Seafood, tofu, dairy, beans, and grains are the recommended diet for this group. They should avoid corn, beef, chicken, and kidney beans.
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This seems like healthy eating right? Most of the people found it believable. It is true, eliminating certain food groups like sugar, refined carbohydrates, unhealthy fats improve your health and fitness but this doesn’t mean that your blood type impacts your body’s interaction with food.
According to this blood type lectins found in foods interact with people differently depending on their blood type. If a person with the wrong blood type consumes the wrong kind of lectins, then they can suffer from skin problems, digestive issues, chronic fatigue, and many other ailments.
The truth is, lectins play a huge role in the body. Some lectins can, for example, promote bone growth, while others, can be lethal. According to science, there’s no evidence that the different blood types experience symptoms like chronic fatigue from consuming the “wrong” lectins from a food source.
Some people have tried the Blood Type Diet and achieved their desired results. Whether this was because of their specific blood type or just a positive change in dietary habits we can’t say. Like any diet fad, there is good and as well as bad to eating according to blood type. this changes the way you eat for the better – superb. if you have achieved desired results – carry on and enjoy the more nutritious lifestyle you are leading on. If you just want to know how to eat nutritiously – consider taking our custom meal plan, eating diet food & more fruits and vegetables, and adopting a physical activity for fitness like custom training plan because there is actually a plethora of science to support that.