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I know some place Dr. D addresses Acid Alkaline balance by Blood Type.
Just wondering if anyone knows which blood types do better more acid and more alkaline. To lazy to look it up.
A's Alkaline?

O's Acidic?

B's?
AB's?


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Hi Andrea, I do not remember on Bs and ABs, but you are right on As and Os.


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What diseases cause you to be acidic as an A and what diseases cause an O to be alkaline??


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consuming the wrong inadequate food causes the imbalances leading to pathology.....PH balance according to physiology is key....

ABs and Bs are somewhere in between.....

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ER4YT is a program that elegantly, if laboriously and slowly,
builds up your digestive system's ecobalance...


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I don't know what diseases are caused by too much alkalinity in a O, but I can tell you that I've had three bouts of bacterial vaginosis in my life.  Every one of them occurred after binging for days on dried apricots.  My doc figured they threw my vaginal PH way off, which makes those pesky little bacteria thrive.  I'm a slow learner.  After the 3rd time I swore off apricots.  They're now an avoid for me anyway.  Go figure!




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I'm almost positive that the ABs go along with the As in this
& that the Bs go along with the Os.
I still think that the As & Os are on the extreme sides of the situation......


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metabolic syndrome, candidiasis.....pathology is manifested in different ways, depending on individuality, physiology, .....
everything is related.


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Have done research on this lately.  Kidney problems, uncontrolled diabetes, drinking too much, the normal western diet (high meat and grains, low veg and fruit) contribute to acidosis.  I fight that all the time, having some kidney damage and reduced filtration.

I wonder if O's being vegetarian (not eating enough meat or protein) would send them into Alkalinosis?  Just a guess.  Hopefully an O will join in, but it's difficult when the name of your post isn't about the topic (you can change it as the creator if you like)  


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The title was just how I felt at the moment, the thread seemed to take on a life of its own .
I am curious about ash in the diet and how it relates to acid and alkaline states in the body. Maybe you might want to have an  O be more alkaline with a certain disease process or an A more acid with another disease process.

I think these are things that only Dr. D knows.  


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The title was just how I felt at the moment


are you becoming acidic?


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There isn't much mention of acid or alkaline issues on the forums before so thanks for changing the title, maybe more will notice and join in now.  I feel lazy now too, just done 2 hours weeding in the garden (using that low centre of gravity that explorers / teachers have!)

I found my notes but I only wrote down things relevant for Type As.
from Cook Right For Your Type:

Grains - Balance acid-forming wheat with alkaline foods.  Type A perform best when tissues are slightly alkaline (type 0 is opposite).  The Inner kernel of wheat grain causes acidity in the body.

Fruits - Type A emphasize alkaline fruits e.g. berries and plums to balance acids from grains.  Grapefruit and lemons are excellent, have an alkaline effect.  Lemons aid digestion and clear mucus from your system.

Liver conditions also can also affect acid and alkaline balance like cirrhosis.  

Lola - about candida.  The acidic body state encourages yeast growth (and cancer thrives in it too) so which comes first the acid or the yeast?   oh, no, the Chicken or the egg question again!


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candida should not be left unattended, just in case......you know...


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there has been a lot on acid alkaline in relation to foods and their category or value
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How are foods determined to be in the avoid category?

one answer was
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Relative acid/alkaline balance as required to digest the food is not compatible.


read page 114 of ERFYT


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read page 114 of ERFYT

Please Lola, could you precise chapter ? I have a translated issue of the book...

O is acidic in the muscles (ER4YT= 2nd part, chap 1, 1st item).


What I learnt the hard way with my goats :

We must eat in agreement with our nature : goats are made to eat natural green food , so the mix is balanced for every nutrient. Its metabolism does its job and makes a balanced healthy body for the pH, the minerals and Co.
I noticied in France, in organic farms with dairy cattles, the animals have mastitis,  as in any non-organic farm !!! Investigating, I found that  the 2 breeders give the same ratios of minerals calcium magnesium copper phosphorus...  
And about the soil : farmers are proud and say : "my pH is good !!!" and the analysis says : "the pH is good but the  available mineral ratios are quite wrong" ; so it is normal that this "abnormal black colored" barley get some fungi disease (for example)...
I choose minerals because it is easier, but similar approach applies with vitamines, etc.

Luckily, for my goats, sheeps, dogs and cats I found Pat Coleby who refers to W Albrecht, A Voisin...

When we manage the minerals the same way in our body...  we get the same hasardous results...
In a sick body with right pH (thanks BT and GT diet for example), the mineral ratios in the blood are not the mineral ratios in the cells...
When I discuss with french vets, physicians, or agro engineers, they smile and just say that nutritionists progressed since Albrecht wrote his papers ! Oh, why do I have the painfull idea that we are regressing... ?

I am interested by knowing how Dr D'Adamo manage mineral sup . Some more pages to read for me, on the website and in the books too !
And so many things I still have to learn...

PS : sorry for my frenchy english ; I hope it is understandable.
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That's interesting about acidity and cancer.  O's are supposed to be more acidic, yet they only seem more succeptible to bladder cancer and melanoma than the other types, and at lower risk for all the others, according to LR4YT.




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What diseases cause you to be acidic as an A and what diseases cause an O to be alkaline??


This general information comes from Theodore Barody's "Alkalize or die"
Not sure this is the information you're looking for but by symptoms, depending on
blood type, I think a person can see what types of diseases they're most vulnerable
to anyway, simply by knowing what blood types are more likely to get specific diseases.

The list is in order from the most severe symptoms to the mildest ones.

Severe Acidic Signs
Bacterial infections
Allergies to environment
Asthma
Sinusitis
Candida and other fungal infections
Cystitis
Bronchitis
Insomnia


Intermediate Acidic Signs
Loss of memory
Depression
Foggy brain
Psoriasis
Eczema
Endometriosis
Viral infections
Migraine headaches
Cold sores
Impotence
Hives
Inflammation/Swelling
Memory loss
Multiple Sclerosis
Crohns Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Hodgkins Disease
Tuberculosis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
Schizophrenia
Scleroderma
Cancers

Early Acidic Signs
Bloating
Coated tongue
Headaches
Constipation
Diarrhea
Panic attacks
Unexplained tiredness
Acne
Premenstrual tension
Fatigue
Muscular pains
Hyperactivity
Strong smelling urine
Metallic taste in mouth
Heartburn
Sensitivities to chemicals
Dizziness
Low sex drive
Cold hands and feet
Joint pains that travel




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A's Alkaline?


It has to be since A's are more prone to cancer, that A's are more prone to going acidic.
logic demands it.  As I'm getting older, I'm getting acidic more easily.  When I was younger, my body was able to maintain the alkaline/acid balance more easily.

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Chloe,
your list is not BT specific but generalized for those one size fit all followers.


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candida should not be left unattended, just in case......you know...


Thanks Lola, you are sweet and considerate.  Have treated it with cream and then it was still coming back.  Starting and following the Explorer diet (including hardly any wheat, spelt instead and no sugar) has got rid of it even  more than ever!  

Had to address the acidity too, having lots of green salads for lunch and some calcium (was low in that last blood test) and bicarb supplementation (also helps my kidney, acid reflux and bowel problems).  All linked in!


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excellent!


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I've learned that the matrix acidity is only to be balanced with minerals and trace elements, we can't do anything for bloodacidity if so..we'd be ....soon .... So enough of the mentioned stuffs will keep you in balance ....


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I am also trying to get the right balance since I am on the too alkaline side.  I started the B multi-mineral supplement a couple of weeks ago but I was already having symptoms at that point.

I'm trying to get my body to be balanced because it's too alkaline and I do not eat a lot of four products or red meat.


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