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It looks like the Genotype book is being discounted here. The book shows:
Worldview: Reactive: Hunter, Explorer (O; O, A, B, AB) Thrifty: Gatherer, Warrior (O, B; A, AB) Receptive: Teacher, Nomad (A, AB; B, AB)
But on this thread are all sorts of Os saying SWAMI shows them as Receptive types.
(Note that in the book, Dr. D very clearly states that each of the six types is distinct and not to be "mixed" with other types (See the section There Are No "Combination Types" – Every Type Has Its Own Unique Logic, p. 111-112). Yes, I know, Dr. D himself retracts that now...?
So what's the upshot? Do we chuck the book?
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If you're following a diet from the book, you need to pick one diet and stick with it. You can't be a GatherExplorer or a TeacherWarrior. You figure out which diet you think will suit you best, and then follow that one. There are only 6 diets in the book, but billions of people in the world.
SWAMI is the next generation of Dr D's diets. It's a computer program that calculates many variables in foods to many variables in your body and figures out which foods are OK for you personally. It also spits out a "Genotype label" but the actual diets it produces often vary widely from any of the diets in any of the books.
With SWAMI, you can be a Reactive Gatherer or a Thrifty Nomad. Any combination is possible, since it's calculating a unique diet plan for each and every individual. Even identical twins could get different results from SWAMI. If every person in the world ran a SWAMI, it would produce millions of different diets, if not billions.
Ruth, Single Mother to 22 yo O- Leah , 20 yo O- Hannah,and 15 yo B+ Jack