Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Blood Group Diet: O (Part 2 of 4)

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Several classes of vegetables can cause big problems for Group O individuals, such as the Brassica family (cabbage, cauliflower, etc.) can inhibit the thyroid function. Eat more vegetables that are high in Vitamin K, which helps the clotting factor which is weak in Group O individuals. The nightshade vegetables can cause lectin deposit in the tissue surrounding the joints.

Because of the high acidity stomach, Group O individuals should eat fruits of alkaline nature such as berries and plums.

Group O individuals should severely restrict the use of dairy products. Their system is not designed for the proper metabolism.

Since the ancestors of Group O individuals were hunters, descendants carrying this gene tend to be larger, stronger individuals. Because Group O individuals have the thinnest blood of any type, they are less likely to be affected by blood clots or the buildup of plague – making them less susceptible to heart disease, at least at an early age. They also seem less susceptible to cancer.

□ Thrive on intense physical exercise and animal proteins
□ Do not do well with dairy and grain products
□ Hardy digestive tract
□ The leading factor in weight gain is the gluten found in wheat germ and whole wheat products
□ Have a tendency to have low levels of thyroid hormone and unstable thyroid functions, which cause metabolic problems and weight gain
□ Have high stomach-acid content, can digest meat easily

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