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What's Your Blood Type?

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I was reading about eating right for your blood type kind of just for fun (I don't know that I believe it, but my mother does), and I was curious to know if certain blood types had more celiacs or if it's just spread out evenly over the different blood types. Of course this is a very unscientific poll, but an interesting thought. I don't know what my daughter's blood type is, I couldn't find it on her blood results (but I surely will call the dr. and ask!) Mine is AB, but I don't know if I have celiacs!

Blood Type Diet Food Values

The above link is to a database of foods. You click on the food and then it tells you if it's harmful, neutral, or beneficial for your blood type. But, to really match it to you, you have to know if you're a secretor or non-secretor based on the dr.'s mail in test. I thought it was interesting that when I selected Wheat/Gluten flour, he says Type B and Type O should avoid it, and Type A and Type AB non-secretors should avoid it. Sure doesn't leave too many people left to eat wheat/gluten flour!

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There was a poll on this a while back that you might find interesting. I don't recall the results being that far off normal statistics.

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;) Type A here--it also says that all type A's should avoid dairy and use soy products instead---this diet made me so sick--i found that i am very soy limited--gave up this diet and went back to my dairy :) it does read quite interesting, but eating a balanced diet is the best thing for any of us :D deb

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Fascinating...thanks for posting. :) Really, it seems, nobody should eat wheat--it's cheap, though, and people think, for example, if they're eating whole wheat bread, that they're doing their body a favor...hmm.

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I did search before posting but nothing came up. But now I just searched again, and this thread didn't even come up. So either the site isn't working properly or I'm searching incorrectly. Sorry if the topic has already been discussed!

Still interesting, though so if you want to post your blood type, do!

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it's been a while, so bringing up the topic again can be a good thing! :-) for reference (just because a lot of people had replied to the poll), here's the link

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O- here. I tried to find the info on the blood type diets, but all I came up with was sales ads for the books.

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I am blood type O. I was quite diligent in following the diet, no gluten,no corn, no peanuts, the only dairy was butter, figs, prunes, dark green leafy vegetables, certain meats, very little soy, eggs, certain starches, etc.

I suppose I did feel better in one regard, but I became so very saddened by the significant permanent dietary changes that now I only stick to a gluten free diet with limited dairy, limited soy and some corn. I must say that now I don't feel that much different than when I did stick to the diet, strickly. I do know that personal balance is best. Exercise, water, diet and laughter!

This question goes to the people who did try the blood type diet- what do you mean by the diet didn't work? What changes did you hope to see?

How did you feel prior to the diet? How diligent did you follow the diet and for how long?

Thanks!!

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My mother is celiac and is blood type O+. My daughter and I have celiac/dermatitis herpetiformus and milk/casein allergy and I am type B+ (from my father) and she is type A+ (from her father). That's three different blood types that can't tolerate gluten.

I think the blood type diet is a lot of you know what. The Paleo/Neanderthin diet books make a lot more sense to me. Basically, they claim that people aren't meant to eat grains or dairy. Early man (and woman!) didn't evolve eating these foods and they believe we shouldn't either. Even though this diet is probably too restrictive for most people to stick to, it makes a lot of sense to me.

I know that my daughter and I feel great and have no health problems as long as we stick to this diet. It means virtually no processed foods, but we feel that for us, except for a very occassional "cheat", the effort is worth it.

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I'm A+

My Dad was A+

My Mum was O+

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Type A here,

The blood type diet is useful as one of 9 homeostatic controls of metabolism. Each blood type contains certain lectins that make you more susceptible to certain food intolerances.

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BTW, I love the blood type diet. It flat out says type o's are often allergic to wheat/gluten and should avoid them. Makes sense to me.

Plus, since eliminating corn and dairy I feel even better.

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Okay, maybe a stupid question here... :blink: How do I find out my blood type? Would my doctor have that on file, or do we have to do a specific test to find out?

Thanks in advance for not laughing at me! :D

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Hi Tammy;

Your mother is AB I think positive. Your doctor should have it, if not you can ask him, or her to get it for you. It's just a very simple blood test.

Lots of people don't know what their blood type is unless you have been donating blood. Those people usually end up with a card saying what blood type they are. :D

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