Do you think knowing your blood type is only important in the event of a transfusion? Think again! Research indicates that your blood type is a key genetic factor that influences many areas of health and well-being.
Throughout your life, you’ve probably observed that some people tend to lose weight more easily, while for others, their weight is an ongoing battle. Or wondered why some people are plagued by chronic illness while others stay healthy and vital well into their advanced years. Very simply, the answer is in your blood type.
Knowing your blood type is an important tool for understanding how your body reacts to food, your susceptibility to disease, your natural reaction to stress, and so much more. A single drop of blood contains a biochemical makeup as unique to you as your fingerprint.
Dr. D'Adamo pretense is that food is abundantly filled with lectins that can damage our overall health. More importantly, by becoming familiar with your own blood type, you can keep lectins at bay which can cause damage.
What is a Lectin?
A protein substance commonly found in foods that binds with glycoproteins and glycolipids on the surface of animal cells causing agglutination. Some lectins cause agglutination of erythrocytes in specific blood groups. (medical dictionary definition). Lectins also play a significant role in hormonal reactions.
In lay language, this translates to very tiny molecules found in foods that selectively cause blood and other body tissues to stick together. A lectin that causes the tissues of a person of one blood type to stick together will not necessarily have the same effect on a person of a different blood type.
So, i did a web search and found the most amazing link! I just had to share this with you. On Dr. D'Admo's website besides TONS of information and recipes, you will find typeBase V which allows you to research specific food values as they relate to the various systems and publications of Dr. Peter D'Adamo. These include the basic ABO blood group values, represented in Eat Right For Your Type (1996); the addition of the secretor/non-secretor distinction with Live Right for Your Type (2001), and the reorganization into epigenetic archetypes in The GenoType Diet (2007). The basic ABO values have been enhanced and updated with the release of the twentieth anniversary revised edition of Eat Right for Your Type (2017).
What a great find! Now each food is only a click away! No more pondering and searching the Internet trying to locate odd food items for my blood type.