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Eric
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I know Lola started a thread on my promo video, but I wanted to create a more specific thread about the documentary itself.  Maybe we can merge them?

Anyway, I wanted to thank NAP for plugging my video in this month's newsletter:

http://www.4yourtype.com/2011_newsletter_v8n11.asp

In case you haven't heard yet, I am producing a full-length feature documentary about the Blood Type Diet.  This is going to be a professionally produced, PBS-style documentary with interviews, personal stories, discussion of the scientific concepts (with animations), criticisms, and future projections with the diet's possibilities and research opportunities.

I've already interviewed Daniel Church, PhD, the president of Bastyr University where Dr D graduated.  The interview went extremely well (I'm in the process of transcribing it), and I'm excited to get more involvement from health professionals, celebrities and anyone else I can contact as the project gets moving.

I will be collecting personal stories as well as documenting people as they begin the BTD (ideally under a Naturopath's supervision), so if you know anyone who isn't camera shy that wants to contribute, please send an e-mail to

sunmorproductions@gmail.com

My secretary Allison will be handling all of the messages, but don't hesitate to contact me on Facebook if you have any other questions.

The biggest step right now is fundraising.  Once I have the means to start traveling, I hope to get this off the ground and go full-force.  Many of you have already contributed generously to the documentary, and I can't express my gratitude enough!  

Aside from fiscal resources, I'm also looking for connections to celebrities who have tried the Blood Type Diet.  If anyone on the forums has a link to agents, managers, etc please stay in touch.

Thanks for all of your involvement and support!  This is going to be my full-time job from now til it's finished, hopefully by the end of next year.  If I'm slow to reply, it's because I have a lot on my plate!  But I will get back to you.

Exciting times!


Promo video (closed captioning available):
http://youtu.be/H5Aju96JpM4

Official Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/eatright2012

Contribution page:
http://eatright.chipin.com/documentary-film-eat-right-2012


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Sounds realllllly exciting.  Don't want to be on camera personally, I'm an introvert.  I hope you will touch on the vegan O phenomenon, it's very common!  
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yes Eric,
try get in touch with Steve Shapiro if you haven t already


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Second Lola's request, from what I've read and heard on the IFHI CD's. So cool to see your progress with this.  


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Is this going to address the genotype and Swami part of it?  It seems like just the blood type books are outdated??  Maybe I'm just confused but it seems like when people advise me on these boards they are leaning towards the genotype and Swami rather than just going by bloodtype so I'm wondering what the movie may address?


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OM.... Blood type diet is outdated?  Success stories abound on the btd.

Here we lean toward the SWAMI cause most of us have moved  along with Dr. D over the years. Some of us have been very sick  and have need the tweaking that comes with using the SWAMI.

I love my SWAMI but I also loved my Blood type A secretor diet as well.
Dr. D as taught me lots about how to deal with life-- and I have become much more adaptably over the years.

I Home Schooled my children at one time just like you.




MIFHI

"Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things. Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them." Anatole France

"Healthy people have the least overt symptoms from eating avoid foods." Dr. D'Adamo
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the basic BTD will never be outdated!

GTD is what leads us toward a more personalize genetic approach

SWAMI is the ultimate link to that

We are all individuals and choose what best fits our needs

Organicmom, I notice you haven t done a secretor test.....discovering
more about our uniqueness is part of this journey


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Quoted from organicmom3
Is this going to address the genotype and Swami part of it?  It seems like just the blood type books are outdated??  Maybe I'm just confused but it seems like when people advise me on these boards they are leaning towards the genotype and Swami rather than just going by bloodtype so I'm wondering what the movie may address?


The principles of the BTD are the building blocks of what has come later, further refinement to create completely individualized diets.

Eat Right 4 Your Type remains a best seller.  So much so that it is still in hardback publication, fifteen years later.


Knowledge is power.  SWAMI gives you the diet that will unlock the key to better health, and it's all based on your unique individuality.
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Quoted from Lola
the basic BTD will never be outdated!

GTD is what leads us toward a more personalize genetic approach

SWAMI is the ultimate link to that

We are all individuals and choose what best fits our needs

Organicmom, I notice you haven t done a secretor test.....discovering
more about our uniqueness is part of this journey


She's stated on other threads she's not interested in doing that.


Knowledge is power.  SWAMI gives you the diet that will unlock the key to better health, and it's all based on your unique individuality.
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You’re doing a great job Eric.  Secretary – you’re moving up in the world.


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Eric is one cool amazing dude....  

Can't wait till he comes back to NY to visit.


MIFHI

"Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things. Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them." Anatole France

"Healthy people have the least overt symptoms from eating avoid foods." Dr. D'Adamo
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BTD for current health.. GTD for learning more about what makes you to be you,.. Swami to improve the future.. so simple..  

If you wish to have babies then take a crash course in BTD baby book, then move on to Geno before you get pregnant..

If you have other issues get the BTD specialized bocks, first learn every reason for why how come and what for.. then move up to the others.

Then get the Encyclopedia and study that for a long while.. to eliminate what does not ails you.

Learning takes time.. this is a college education for each of us.. takes at least a year for each phase..


Being here is invaluable, but not enough. We need ALL the Doctors. I needed them for a very small cancer spot-I could never feel!!! Please do your mammograms! Doing so saved me from cancer later on. I am grateful! Thanks for learning from my experience! I was lucky! I wish the same for YOU!
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Quoted from Andrea AWsec
OM.... Blood type diet is outdated?  Success stories abound on the btd.

Here we lean toward the SWAMI cause most of us have moved  along with Dr. D over the years. Some of us have been very sick  and have need the tweaking that comes with using the SWAMI.

I love my SWAMI but I also loved my Blood type A secretor diet as well.
Dr. D as taught me lots about how to deal with life-- and I have become much more adaptably over the years.

I Home Schooled my children at one time just like you.




I just wondered...because it SEEMS like people are pushing to figure out genotype and SWAMI rather than just sticking to the orginal lists....I'm sticking to the orginals myself...but feel sort of judged for not doing more....I'm rather sensitive though...perhaps I'm misreading the advice.  So I just sort of wondered if the movie will speak of all of this or just foucs on blood type.

for homeschooling....I love it!



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Or perhaps it would be good to move ahead with the diet and look at a more individual approach.


What I am pushing is the idea that the deeper one goes with this the better.  I experience this-- lifestyle as a gift from God. I am so grateful for Dr. D'Adamo's work, my husband says I often "gush" about it. I had no health issues just a willingness to take a new perspective.

You do know the story of the people who are drowning... and they wait on the roof for God to rescue them-- he sends a boat but they never get in because they are waiting for God to rescue them thing is God sent the boat.

Try not to feel "sensitive" about this.

Maybe we know something and are just trying to get you to come along with us.  


MIFHI

"Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things. Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them." Anatole France

"Healthy people have the least overt symptoms from eating avoid foods." Dr. D'Adamo
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Quoted from organicmom3


I just wondered...because it SEEMS like people are pushing to figure out genotype and SWAMI rather than just sticking to the orginal lists....I'm sticking to the orginals myself...but feel sort of judged for not doing more....I'm rather sensitive though...perhaps I'm misreading the advice.  So I just sort of wondered if the movie will speak of all of this or just foucs on blood type.

for homeschooling....I love it!



People here recommend SWAMI because they've experienced it's benefits.

You and are are both O's.  We have some general characteristics, that are physically wired into our bodies.  to give one example, we produce more IAP than all the other blood types.  If you haven't read about IAP yet, scientists have known for over 40 years that Blood Type O's produce the most of this critical enzyme, while Type A's and AB's produce the least.  This enzyme is critical for the breakdown of cholesterol and the absorption of calcium.

So, that's a general characteristic.

But down the road, there are things about us that will differ.  The stresses you experienced in the womb that affected many things about your physiology. Now add in your life, and what environmental and man-made toxins you've been exposed to.  Between us, those things that affect our genes will be very different.  

So, on a general level, following the Type O diet, concentrating like Dr. D'Adamo has said on what you can eat and not what you can't, will improve your health.  If you are already healthy, you may not notice the subtle differences that are happening on the micro level.  But I believe, if you continue to eat wheat, that wheat will start to break down some bodily system in you.  You can't get around the effect that dietary lectins have on the body, just by eating whole foods.  Once lectin's get in your system that your body doesn't recognize as "like" itself, destruction happens, to your body.

If you want to go to a much deeper level, which I believe would encompass  improving your chances of fertility, IMHO you need SWAMI.  SWAMI, IMHO, and the opinion of many people here and those who have studied under Dr. through the IFHI, will change your genetic destiny.  What does that mean, exactly?  It means you can turn off genes that could, in time...turn in to a serious health issue.  Scientists already know that some genes can be manipulated to be "turned off" so that they are no longer expressed.  That's what GTD and SWAMI is all about.

Sharing with the best of intentions.

ETA: In addition, although we will both be Type O's, your secretor status may be different, your duffy status may be different, you may have shoveling in your incisors where I don't, you may not have a carbelli's (sp?) cusp on your molars where I do, your MN status may be different than me.... and all of these are indicators of your ancestry, or have implications in regards to foods, which would mean my ideal individual diet and your ideal individual diet, would be different. See? There are a bunch of things between us that will be different on the micro/physical level that will change your diet from mine beyond blood type.


Knowledge is power.  SWAMI gives you the diet that will unlock the key to better health, and it's all based on your unique individuality.

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I apologize for hijacking your thread, Eric.  I'm very excited about your movie and hope to make a contribution to your project before the end of the year.


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I apologize for hijacking your thread, Eric.  I'm very excited about your movie and hope to make a contribution to your project before the end of the year.





Imagine having a genotype baby.. Wow now that is exciting!

Sharon has a beautiful baby girl who was on the GTD in the womb.


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Imagine having a genotype baby.. Wow now that is exciting!

Sharon has a beautiful baby girl who was on the GTD in the womb.


Well, for those that want healthy babies with strong DNA I'd say yes.  (No babies for me.)

I would like to prevent the possibility of developing dementia and other illnesses I might be predisposed to, so I'm grateful we finally took the plunge to get SWAMI and typed out at HUNTERS.  


Knowledge is power.  SWAMI gives you the diet that will unlock the key to better health, and it's all based on your unique individuality.
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Kimono,

"But I believe, if you continue to eat wheat, that wheat will start to break down some bodily system in you. "


I couldn't agree more with you on this.  I think as you get older, food sensitivities really affect you more and inflammation starts to build up in the body.  
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Kimono,

"But I believe, if you continue to eat wheat, that wheat will start to break down some bodily system in you. "


I couldn't agree more with you on this.  I think as you get older, food sensitivities really affect you more and inflammation starts to build up in the body.  

As we get older, our immune systems don't work as well.  It becomes even harder to clear the body of old lectin damage, not to mention new damage coming in.

Sharing with the best of intentions.


Knowledge is power.  SWAMI gives you the diet that will unlock the key to better health, and it's all based on your unique individuality.
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Yup, like you all mentioned the BTD is the anchor here.  That's where the history is, and the familiarity resides.  Of course I'll mention the GTD and SWAMI, but in a way that keeps people curious w/out overwhelming the audience with information.

Thanks for the support!!


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Eric,

You are exposing the BTD and all of its forms through your excellent film so that every day people  can learn and hopefully benefit from the research and findings of Dr. D'Adamo.

It appears even in this day and age and all the books and studies that Dr. D'Adamo has published that the Information Highway needs the extra added boost of an informative film such as yours.

Kudos.  And more power to you and more money to you.

Joy
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Quoted from Andrea AWsec
OM.... Blood type diet is outdated?  Success stories abound on the btd.

Here we lean toward the SWAMI cause most of us have moved  along with Dr. D over the years. Some of us have been very sick  and have need the tweaking that comes with using the SWAMI.

I love my SWAMI but I also loved my Blood type A secretor diet as well.
Dr. D as taught me lots about how to deal with life-- and I have become much more adaptably over the years.

I Home Schooled my children at one time just like you.


It would be cool to have a vid on the genotype diet because it addresses more things.  I got much more from the GTD myself in terms of knowing myself.  It was scary accurate to me!  

It really hit the nail on the head of me as an explorer overall and of my fiance who is a gatherer.

The difference bt a teacher, warrior, and explorer is pretty significant, but they are all A and can be AB.  The differences bt a hunter, gather, and explorer are there, but they are all O.


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