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Lola
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erratas?
we ll just have to keep our eyes open......


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I'm just a wandering Explorer who stumbled onto this thread. Please don't anyone throw a spear at me .

For me, this site is as good as the GTD site and its free. My one complaint about the new book vs the earlier ones is that neutral foods aren't listed. This led me to create my own chart of allowed foods for different Blood Types and Genotypes. It helps me to think positively about the diet because it only lists the foods I can eat and that includes many things that are not Superfoods. Unfortunately, copyright issues block me from sharing the chart with others, but I encourage everyone to keep focusing on what you CAN eat.

-Chris


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Lola
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I do not plan on focusing on my neutrals just yet!! lol

eating my diamonds has so far made an enormous difference in my BMs and I can perceive how my body is thriving .....adding certain neutrals and or black dots, has set me back a couple of days......it has been an eye opening experience though.....
so conscientiously, I do vote for staying as diamond as possible, although I do look forward for the day I have accomplished what I want and can ''keep focusing on what you CAN eat'', meaning all those neutrals and black dots..... but not just yet there!!


''Just follow the book, don't look for magic fixes to get you off the hook. Do the work.'' Dr.D.'98
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I don't know Lola...the book does mention to stay off black dot items but I don't think he specifically says to avoid neutrals, does he?
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I do.......

or at least try for now.....so far I ve done pretty good, but my hub has been away twice and that helps me keep focused on what I want to achieve......
he ll be back next week! lol


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But when you do this, you realize how many foods have gone from complete beneficials in the ER4YT to flat out avoids in the GTD!


I just don't get that!!! If our blood type is the main key (as in the Health Series and the Encyclopedia are still okay for us to use because our blood type is so key), then how can foods go from B to A? I just don't get it!!



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Lola
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great!
many have done this.......there are even complete neutral lists per genotype in the GTD site, for people to choose, and build their meal plans accordingly.


''Just follow the book, don't look for magic fixes to get you off the hook. Do the work.'' Dr.D.'98
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Lola
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everyone possessing a book should take advantage of the free week's membership.


''Just follow the book, don't look for magic fixes to get you off the hook. Do the work.'' Dr.D.'98
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I joined way back when for a free week and then quit.  Didn't care for it.  I don't belong to any 'diet' sites.  Don't do well on them.

At this stage the GTD site is not my personal cup of tea because I'm done with 'dieting' as most define 'dieting,' i.e. following a food plan to loose weight - comparing myself to thin models frollicking around on the beach or posing somewhere... do we really ever do any of that?  At least I don't - thank God!  ...

I'm following the GTD and to me it has nothing to do with my goal of any weight loss.. but it has all to do with my extreme and long term goal of health.  


Admittedly the public pages of the site that you see before you join the site focus on weight loss. For many health conscious folks, the weight loss sales pitch id a real turn off.

But if you make it past the Waterfront Media weight loss sales pitch to the actual site content the most active part of site is the forums.

The forums are much like the ones on this site, but focused on the GenoType Diet.

The forums are really what people want to make of them. If the members want to discuss weight loss they can   (and some do--but you can ignore those threads).

Other members want to discuss health issues related to the GenoType diet and do.

Members are free to discuss GenoType science as well, but only a few members have the expertise to answer questions at great depth (But the site does include a section to submit such questions to Dr. Dadamo)

The forums on the GenoType site could benefit from having a few more folks actively participating.


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I decided not to renew when I realized that the only feature I was really using was the message boards...and there were only about three of us who were doing about 60% of the talking!



I have been observing in the background here at this site and if members wouldn't mind me joining in over here I think I am going to do the same as franklina.  I did renew on the GTD site, but think I am cancelling.  Most of the people I got to know over there are over here now and much as I love it there, this site has more fullness.

Tea Rose  





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But if you make it past the Waterfront Media weight loss sales pitch to the actual site content the most active part of site is the forums.


I didn't like the forums because you were sort of stuck in your own GT 'type' forum. I like the fact that here, all GT's and BT's get to interact on each thread with ease.  It's all right in front of you here on one page.  No need to go jumping around.  

I already did the weight loss 'interaction thing with groups and friends and talking about it day after day, night after night and that became my life.  Counting calories, weighing every day, trying on skinny pants every week... comparing myself to countless magazine covers and airbrushed T.V. babes...exercising to excess, etc., etc.

Now healthy eating, discovering great recipes, and good interaction about health topics is my focus.  Not how much cellulite I might still have on my thighs under a microscope!

I mean it got that obsessive with  my friends and I in our younger years.  

Pooey... I'm 49 and just about to join the 'secret elders club' where people 50 and over enjoy 'life' and let go of all those silly worries.  Or at least the people I know have!

I love you guys here!  You are all great. I couldn't ask for a better support group.   And even the occasional 'Yangy' is fun... gets everybodies blood boiling!




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I didn't like the forums because you were sort of stuck in your own GT 'type' forum.
That's been fixed. There's a "general discussion" forum now, as well as an "active discussion" forum--a shortcut to all new posts.

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Well, I'll tell you..(and Dr. D also) that after getting past the detox, and the withdrawal...ok still withdrawing...but still, I feel different. Hard to explain.. I actually went to see Dr. D and I received a personalized Warrior program. My energy is starting to increase.    

It is hard to explain how deeply neat the GTD is in so many ways, isn't it?  I, too, apparently went through a deep detox, even though I'd been BTDing for years and didn't think I had much tox to de, but then again, it could simply have been allopathic illness, that DOES happen sometimes, even though we in the holistic health community always tend to think there is some deeper reason WHY the given bug(s) took hold...sometimes they just are very virulent buggies.  This winter was a devastating one in my area in terms of people getting the flu and bad colds, both of which did not seem to be your garden variety flu and colds.  They are, as Massachusetts people would say, "wicked bad" and also they don't run a normal course but sort of meander around and stick around a really, really long time.  So all of that coincided with starting the GTD for me, so hard to tell what was what at first, but now I'm really settling into the groove of the GTD and loving it.  Not that I didn't and don't still love the BTD, too.  In fact, I still do sort of a hybrid of the BTD and GTD, but basically it is the GTD...from a BTD perspective **.  You can never take the BTD outta the girl.  This girl wouldn't let ya if you tried, but that said, I'm loving how sort of RELAXED and relaxing the GTD is for someone coming from the O nonnie diet.  Boy howdy, I'm allowed WAY more grains on this bad boy.  That said--and here is an example of where my BTD education, training and experience comes in--I know I need to be mindful to focus on live foods like veggies and fruits first, and not increase my grain intake at the expense of veggies.  That is my biggest challenge on the GTD, as it is so easy to go a tad wild on grains and then you notice at day's end, "Oh, I didn't eat enough--or sometimes ANY--veggies today."  But the GTD is designed to ensure a balance of proteins, carbs and fats and if you follow it as recommended, you will find it is at once very relaxed and also somehow I find it relaxING, because I don't have to worry as much about grains, I am allowed a reasonable amount to ensure a non-rigid stance/posture in this grain-saturated society.  But it is beyond that.  There is just something profoundly relaxing to the body and mind about eating food that is in tune with your genotype.

I also am loving how AFFORDABLE the Gatherer diet is, but I will post seperately in a different thread about that because this thread topic is really about the official GenoType Diet site and I'm already off on a side road, so I'll stop here, but I did want to respond to you, just to say that I agree that the GTD is very, very "different" in ways that are "hard to explain", as you said.  From the first time I shopped for GTD groceries, I had that same sensation I had when starting ER4YT years ago:  like, YESSS, this all feels natural to me, this all feels like "coming home".  The G2 diet feels like that to me in ways that are even more laser-exact and specific to ME than ER4YT's O diet or even the later O nonnie diet did.  And I'm doubly blessed because I do find that sometimes if I am confused about a given choice about something with the GTD, I will fall back on my BTD Type O nonnie diet knowledge to guide me and it always seems to shed just the needed angle of light on the situation so that I can figure out what the right choice for me is.


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I said it in another thread but I'll say it again. Best and nicest forum group on the web.  

Funkey, the genotypes are segregated on the GTD website? Warriors can't converse with Hunters?  


I think you can but you have to go to a separate board "The Warrior Board" to do it.  I never did figure out how to do it.

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Well I think all the boards are separate...

A Hunter Board
A Gatherer Board
A Warrior Board
A Nomad Board
A Explorer Board
A Teacher Board

and so one has to go and visit each board to interact.  At least that's how I remember it.
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but I probably wouldn't have responded anyway, as my philosphy is:  don't feed the trolls.


That's what I did. I was watching the whole thing..I only responded to yamen because he had the most cordial and respectful post to the low life (of course besides Dr. D!  OMG he's a saint. I don't know how he keeps it together with those creeps attacking him all these years)

The more you fight with them, it eggs them on.

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Well I think all the boards are separate...

A Hunter Board
A Gatherer Board
A Warrior Board
A Nomad Board
A Explorer Board
A Teacher Board

and so one has to go and visit each board to interact.


There are separate areas, for discussion just as there are separate discussion areas here.  Here we have forums like: Little Fishes, Another Green World, Cook Right 4 Your Type, The GenoType Diet, and Eat Right 4 Your Type. As opposed to areas for each GenoType.

If you want to see threads with recent activity from all areas you need to select "Active Discussions" from the Shortcuts menu in the Message Boards area of the GenoType site. It works like the "List Hottest Threads" link here.        

Later as Franklina has already pointed out they added a seventh area (besides the areas for each specific genotype) for people to post threads on topics that were not specific to a genotype.

...I am sorry the GenoType site is not working out better for folks ...


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So how many people, you figure are on the Genotype site..over 1,000?
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only a small percentage of the members registered, use the board over at GTD site!


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B to Bnonnie to Nomad, the journey continues
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I allways wondered why somebody would join a site and not post on the forums at least every now and then. I learned more from these forums than the books or typebases.
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I allways wondered why somebody would join a site and not post on the forums at least every now and then. I learned more from these forums than the books or typebases.


Maybe the Nomads were more active than the Hunters.

It was becoming quite a chore to keep up with both forums the week I received free.  As it is, I'm spending much more time on this forum this week than I have in along time due to being so sick with Sinutitus.  sigh.

In the end, I found I preferred this thread.
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I lurked on the BTD board for awhile before I started posting.  When I 1st joined I was busy learning.  Then I had a question and dove into the board waters.  Now look me!


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I lurked on the BTD board for awhile before I started posting.  When I 1st joined I was busy learning.  Then I had a question and dove into the board waters.  Now look me!


I know it gets addictive learning new info. and interacting with others.  

I think someone posted a thread on being addicted to these boards a while back!  I certainly understand!!!
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I allways wondered why somebody would join a site and not post on the forums at least every now and then. I learned more from these forums than the books or typebases.


I would have to totally agree with this, I read LR4YT about 3mths ago for the 1st time.  I have just started reading it again but in a whole new light thanks to what I have been learning here over the past mth or so.  So much to learn, so much.....


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I know it gets addictive learning new info. and interacting with others.  

I think someone posted a thread on being addicted to these boards a while back!  I certainly understand!!!


Ditto!  


Personality test ESTJ

Planning to overcome Asthma and Adrenal Fatigue with SWAMI.  

Husband 48yrs, A+ Sec * DD 18yrs, A+ Non * DD 13yrs O

John 14:6 - Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
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