Friday, July 18, 2008

Blood group and diet (Part 1 of 3)

FoodAs we all know, in order to maintain a healthy and strong immune system, we have to strive to provide our body with balanced and sufficient nutrition such as carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, water and so on. However, each and every nutrient has different impact to our body. Some people might need more carbohydrate while others need lesser to maintain better health.

For instance, some people might need substantially more protein but lesser fat in their diet. However, in order to maintain so-called balanced diet and nutritional intake, these people eat everything. As such, their bodies are now lacking of sufficient protein and are thus unable to produce adequate immune cells. On the other hand, the excess intake of fat makes the immune cells to react slower in their bodies.

Excessive intake of a particular nutrient might improve the health of certain type of people. But in contrary, it might affect the health of other type of people. That is, every one of us has our very personal nutritional requirements. The so-called balanced nutrition should be taken according to individual body’s needs, rather than identical to everybody.

To maintain better health and have stronger immune system, there is this practice proclaiming that we need to eat according to our individual blood group, or blood type.

Continue to Part 2...

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