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RedLilac
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The six foods that are best for healthy vision are:

                Explorer      BT B non
Egg Yolks       dot          neutral
Brazil nuts     dot          neutral
Blueberries     dot          beneficial
Salmon             dot          neutral
Papaya             dot          beneficial
Broccoli     emphasize     beneficial

I have glaucoma, so I like to find things that are good for my eyes.  That is why I was so upset when NAP discontinued Occubright.  

I was a bad Explorer.  After 3 weeks staying away from dots I was back eating them.  There was no way I could handle 3 months without them.  So I didnít lose the 10 pounds I wanted to.  Iím still within my weight range.  Iím at the top of it rather than comfortably in the middle, but thatís OK for now.

I really need the Swami to come up with a more individualized diet just for me, a Bexplorer.


I am B- NON-Sec Explorer; my son is B+ SEC Nomad; my Mother was O+; and my Father was AB-
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Revised from Arlene B- NonSec to RedLilac on 3/31/06
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i could bet, your diamonds and super foods substitute those nutrients found in your dot ones nicely/


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RedLilac, you are doing what's best for you and you are the only one who knows what that is, so good for you!! I'm back to BTD too.  



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Wonder what would happen if we invented the GenoBlood Diet?  

I'm with you, both diets have their pros and cons.  I'm an O/Gatherer.  On the BTD chocolate and sugar were neutral, but black tea was avoid.   On the Genotype chocolate is beneficial, as well as black tea.......but sugar is an avoid.  You see, sweet tea sucks without sugar.  So does chocolate.  I tried the Green Tea, and White Tea (was alright).  Now I can have my lovely black tea....with Stevia or Agave or Xylitol.  The Stevia just sucks , Agave isn't practical, and all Xylitol gives me digestive issues.    

On the Genoblood diet here's what it would look like for me.
Chocolate-Beneficial  Sugar-Neutral  Black Tea-Beneficial  
Ah......the best of both worlds. !!!

I agree though, you have to find what works for you.

Good Luck,
Carolinagirl



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On the BTD chocolate and sugar were neutral, but black tea was avoid.   On the Genotype chocolate is beneficial, as well as black tea.......but sugar is an avoid.

unless you happened to be a nonnie like some of us......we don t miss the sugar anymore!


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I think you can add sweet potato leaves to your list of foods for eye health.  They're very high in lutein, among other nutrients.  It's also a dot for explorers, unrated on BTD.


Type O+ blogger, secretor afterall. Gluten intolerant. With two gluten intolerant sons:  A+ Secretor 10 yo (also fructose intolerant and slightly egg allergic), and  O- 7yo.
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Quoted from Melissa_J
I think you can add sweet potato leaves to your list of foods for eye health.  They're very high in lutein, among other nutrients.  It's also a dot for explorers, unrated on BTD.


I have never seen sweet potato leaves in my whole life!   Where do you find those?  Do you grow your own?
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As with ALL diets, you have to tweak them for yourself.  Hence SWAMI, but we can usually figure it out for ourselves by trial and error.  I've got my Gatherer diet tweaked & I'm loving it!
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sweet potato leaves will undoubtedly go through the same process as beet greens......I remember whole foods in Miami 97, they d hand me over their beet greens for free!

down here at the market, I can get tons of beet greens still for free, cause those are thrown away!  

someone mentioned finding dried sweet potato leaves at Asian markets......you might try asking around.


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Sweet potatoes are beneficial for Bís on the BTD.  I sure hope they can do the Swami at the convention in TN.  Iíll do it if they offer.


I am B- NON-Sec Explorer; my son is B+ SEC Nomad; my Mother was O+; and my Father was AB-
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I sure hope they can do the Swami at the convention in TN.  Iíll do it if they offer.



In case, you did not read about it in another thread.

An online version will be available August 15.

More Info



MIfHI                            I follow a SWAMI diet.
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Is that for the general public or for practitioners only?

If it is for us, then how expensive will it be?


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Quoted from RedLilac
Is that for the general public or for practitioners only?

If it is for us, then how expensive will it be?


I took "consumer version" to mean general public.

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NOTE: The online consumer version of SWAMI GenoType will be available August 15, 2008.


I was not able to find a price.

Earlier indications was that the version for practioners would be more complete.


MIfHI                            I follow a SWAMI diet.
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all in due time!
Dr D will let us all know when he launches it, then you will get all the details, not before.


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If you get a sweet potato and suspend it by toothpicks in a glass, and fill the glass so part of the sweet potato is under water, it will sprout roots then leaves.  You can harvest them and gently saute with a little ghee and garlic, right from your kitchen windowsill.


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cg, how is agave impractical? It is the best sweetener ever...can mix it into cold drinks, it merges immediately cuz its a liquid....taste is great....
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Quoted from Ribbit
If you get a sweet potato and suspend it by toothpicks in a glass, and fill the glass so part of the sweet potato is under water, it will sprout roots then leaves.  You can harvest them and gently saute with a little ghee and garlic, right from your kitchen windowsill.


How big do the leaves get?
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I'd rather eat the sweet potato..
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Quoted from Ribbit
If you get a sweet potato and suspend it by toothpicks in a glass, and fill the glass so part of the sweet potato is under water, it will sprout roots then leaves.  You can harvest them and gently saute with a little ghee and garlic, right from your kitchen windowsill.


oh my goodness Ribbit, I forgot all about this!! I used to do this just because I thought the leaves were so pretty. I'll get me a good organic one and start 'er up.  

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I'd rather eat the sweet potato..


me too, but if they're good for us, I'll try most anything at least once.  



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So what is a swami?


The poster formerly known as "ABNOWAY"

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Being a nonnie means that you really have to go very, very easy on the carbs, because they don't metabolize well in us.
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So what is a swami?



A program that Dr D. has developed that covers just about everything about an individual and gives them a very individualized diet, etc. This is just a simple explanation, though.
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How big do the leaves get?

Um....just like morning glory leaves (they're related).


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Hi,  I am a teacher A secretor, bu my height has 5/6 inches less than attended for a genetic problem.
I am wondering if to go back to A sec BTD for the following reasons;
1 teacher cheeses let my nose nearly always inflamed
2 I am not able  to eat more than three or four eggs a week (at my best  I could reach 5)
3  tahin sesam butter, buffalo mozzarella and chicken are useful for me and easy to find on the market and eating out as spinach and a very good corn pasta that i want to enjoy at least once or twice weekly.
4 I ate already a lot of fish and I will try if I really tolerate mussels and scallops as Warriors as I like them and perhaps could have been a warrior, if my growth was regular.
5 My lipidic asset, my weight and my energy are very good on BTD A sec.
6 Soy yoghurt very pure with apple concentrate and lithotamnium calcareum is very convenient for me and I have never forgot ot avoided it.
7 I am still feeling the consequences of a cold  of 50 days ago,far more difficult to heal on GTD than  BTD ( it was 3 years since I had a worst cold  with otitis because of dairy and gluten together and I am celiac.
8 My gut is not in better shape on GTD Teacher.
9 My skin has also some dermatitis It was cleares on BTD, probably there is a link between 1, 8, 9
10 GTD is better for gourmet and I'll implement what is better for me, but BTD is easy to get ready in stressful times as these really are for me.

I am still choosing if to follow GTD Teacherm with BTD A cheeses, to try GTD warrior, but probably the easiest is BTD A sec.

Maria Giovanna


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