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Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Sunday, September 24, 2006, 11:17am
:)  Hi I am new to the diet. Is there a place to get updated food info for the blood types  since my bk. is from '99?  I see that soy is allowed on the recipes online, but not in the bk. so I am confused. (B type). Naturally there are other food items I am wondering about too.

Also how do I find if I am a secretor without buying the kit, is there any other way?

Thanks for all the help!  I started three days ago & have severe health problems, so this is hopefully going to make a huge difference.  Nice meeting you!   Thanks again.  Dale
Posted by: Henriette Bsec, Sunday, September 24, 2006, 2:14pm; Reply: 1
Hi Dale
You can find the latest updates under typebase
http://www.dadamo.com/typebase4/typeindexer.htm

You canīt find out if you are a secretor or nonnie unless you get a test- either a bloodtest or the saliva- I recommend the saliva.

About soy and B types:  it is not great- the only soytype that is neutral is soybean
- tofu, flakes, soymilk and soycheese  are avoid( if you are a secretor like the majorty)
- we can do the dairy instead - lucky us ;-D
Posted by: KimonoKat, Sunday, September 24, 2006, 2:36pm; Reply: 2
Quoted from Dale_TK
:)  Hi I am new to the diet. Is there a place to get updated food info for the blood types  since my bk. is from '99?  I see that soy is allowed on the recipes online, but not in the bk. so I am confused. (B type). Naturally there are other food items I am wondering about too.

Also how do I find if I am a secretor without buying the kit, is there any other way?

Thanks for all the help!  I started three days ago & have severe health problems, so this is hopefully going to make a huge difference.  Nice meeting you!   Thanks again.  Dale


Hello Dale, welcome to the forum!


Browse around the site and become familiar with all the features here.  If you look at the top right of the page, you will see a link called "member center."  If you click on that link, it will take you to a page where you can pick an appropriate avatar, to represent your Blood Type Shield.  This comes in handy when others are trying to help you answer questions.  Also on that link you can create a special message under your shield, and a personal signature that will appear in all your posts.

Here are some links to other parts of the website to help you on your journey, faster.

The Tutorial here on the web site, may help you to grasp some of the ideas a little better.

You could also check the Supplement Determinator to see what supplement recommendations come out on top.

The Testimonials Forum contains real life true stories of how this way of eating has helped other people just like yourself.

You might also want to check out the Media Center Page on the web site.  There you can actually listen to Dr. D lecture, and be interviewed on the radio.

I always make sure to read Dr. D's blog and Dr. D's ASK Column because there's always great information in both.

The only way to accurately determine secretor status is via the saliva secretor test.  Testing via the Lewis subtype blood test is only accurate about 90% of the time.  

Live Right 4 Your Type was published in 2001.  It is and updated and expanded form of the diet that includes secretor status food choices, exercise and lifestyle suggestions/modifications.  Most of the food lists in Live Right are still pretty accurate.  

Since you mentioned that you have some severe health problems, you might also consider trying to see if your local library has a copy of one of Dr. D's eight Health Series Books.  These books target a specific health issue: Arthritis, Allergies, Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Cancer, Fatigue, Menopause, & Aging.  The diets and supplement recommendations in these books are refined even more to target that specific health issue.

Also note, that Dr. D is in the process right now of writing his next book!  It will be called The GenoType Diet, and should be out around May there abouts next year.  It will take the BTD to a whole new level, incorporating everything Dr. D has been researching for the past five years.

Again, welcome!  Please ask as many questions as you need to help you get started  on the diet.  We are all here to help each other succeed.
Posted by: Debra+, Sunday, September 24, 2006, 3:38pm; Reply: 3
Dale TK-Welcome to the forum and BTD way of life.  Not much more to say as the above advice is excellent except that if you have many health issues do get your secretor status done so that they will be addressed from the start.  

Debra :)

P.S.  If I was not an O that is what I would like to B.  Fried Feta with onions and red peppers. Yummilicious.
Posted by: Don, Sunday, September 24, 2006, 4:03pm; Reply: 4
Quoted from Dale_TK
I see that soy is allowed on the recipes online, but not in the bk.

Never trust the recipes. Some are old and a few food values have changed. Also most recipes don't specify if they are OK for secretors or non-secretors and that can make a big difference. The bottom line is always check the ingredients in a recipe to make sure they are OK for your blood type and secretor type.

If you find a recipe you would like to use, but it has an avoid or several avoids in it I suggest that you post the recipe and ask for help. I am sure some members can help you modify the recipe to work or find a different but similar recipe for you.
Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Sunday, September 24, 2006, 9:23pm; Reply: 5
THANK YOU EACH & EVERY ONE OF YOU, for your welcome & excellent help!  I was feeling a bit lonely reading the books & not knowing anyone else who is on the diet, but no more!

Ironically it was while browsing through recipe bks. in a store, that I found the woman who suggested this diet & now wish I would have asked for her address. I heard of it yrs. ago but figured it was one more thing that would only add to disappointment with health issues.  I am SURE THIS is going to take care of many if not most because yesterday friends asked me to stay for dinner which was everything I can't have (minus the pickle, & maybe the beef if it wasn't filled with preservatives) with the knowledge I have already. It didn't take long for me to get home & get that typical shakiness & weakness!!!  I am finally putting two & two together that diet indeed affects me grately!!  You're a WONDERFUL group & look forward to being in touch with all of you!  THANKS AGAIN!  Good health to allllll of you!   Dale
Posted by: Lola, Monday, September 25, 2006, 3:39am; Reply: 6
Dale,
you have come to the right place! )

ask away! we re all here to help you adapt this lifestyle into your everyday life!
Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Monday, September 25, 2006, 6:05am; Reply: 7
THANKS Lola, I feel SO welcomed by all of you, & truly appreciate it all!  

I will have to send for the saliva test.  I can see that I am doing it only half right by not knowing the "rest of the story".  I thought I ate well tonight, but must have done something wrong with the way the fatigue hit me like a brick wall, & that is my health problems, Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.  After many many yrs. I haven't found one single thing to make a difference, so this diet is giving me much hope!  With all the preservatives & sensitivities I obviously have to so many of them,  as well as the foods themselves, I can see this is going to be  a real challenge, but a much easier one now knowing I have SO many willing people to help! I really need to read, read, read this site info & all the terrific posts. How great everyone is such a great group!  Talk to all of you shortly, I am sure!!  :)   Thanks again!  Dale
Posted by: Lola, Monday, September 25, 2006, 5:25pm; Reply: 8
get a hold of the 'fatigue' book.......this will help fine tune your food choices as well as following the protocols given to target your health issues.
http://www.dadamo.com/napharm/BTstore/BTSstore.pl?user_action=detail&catalogno=ED035

there are protocols on line, check the index and pick the one you want to begin with, to best suit your needs:
http://www.dadamo.com/protocols/index.htm
Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Monday, September 25, 2006, 10:46pm; Reply: 9
Lola, what a wonderful wealth of info you are, & truly SO excited to buy more products, including the Fatigue bk. among tons of other things! THANKS!!!  When my friends see me running up these hills here, instead of dragging, they will be impressed!!  Ok, so maybe running isn't good for my blood type, I take that back!!!  Ah, I am SO EXCITED!  Thanks!    Dale
Posted by: Lola, Monday, September 25, 2006, 11:25pm; Reply: 10
glad to be of help! )

this site is a wealth of info!  all we do is transmit the info available for others to profit.

keep up that good spirit!
Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Monday, September 25, 2006, 11:42pm; Reply: 11
I need to take a day just to read all the excellent info & all the posts!  

Too bad there are no restaurants for the blood types!  Ok, there is an idea, ha.  Something to take alllll the guesswork out of it!  Almost gives a whole new meaning to one from column A, one from B etc.   :)    Wow, gonna miss all that super delicious food too!  Somehow I will learn to make my own I guess & have to say that nothing is worth feeling so awful over after we eat the wrong foods!   How long have you been on this life style?  Did wt. come off easily just by being compliant?  Anything else I should know you can think of as a beginner?  Thanks!!  Dale
Posted by: Lola, Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 12:24am; Reply: 12
I read the book in 97 and have been following this lifestyle since then!

I believe I m a 'rare bird' cause I didn t have a health or weight issue, nevertheless I have been compliant ever since!

guess I was afraid to end up like my parents: diabetes II, maniac behavior, pancreatic cancer.......
To quote our wise Edna:
''Nothing tastes as good as health feels.*

you will be very pleased with the ER lifestyle......wait and see!
Posted by: Lloyd, Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 12:57am; Reply: 13
Quoted from Dale_TK
 Almost gives a whole new meaning to one from column A, one from B etc.   :)  


Dale, thanks for the  ;D

Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 2:03am; Reply: 14
Hi again!  Makes me feel like I am finally on the right track Lola!  Wonderful that you did something to protect yourself before problems began.

Lloyd_O-secretor, I am glad I could give you a laugh!  Ah yes, we need to  keep a sense of humor!! I can tell I am going to have fun with all of you great people!  Friends,  Dale
Posted by: Lola, Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 3:06am; Reply: 15
;)
Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 4:22am; Reply: 16
Ok, so what did I do wrong tonight?  I was doing fairly well with my fatigue until I ate dinner, & since I get up late, it was the first meal of the day. I ate a lamb chop, yam, red pepper, olive oil, & cottage cheese.  Being a B, I checked it all out on this site even though I don't know about the secretor part yet, & about 20 min. later the typical fatigue hit me, & got very tight muscles in my back & felt awful!  :(   Either way the secretor part should have had no bearing from what I read.  Hmmmmm, sometimes I feel worse when I eat anything, & other times worse when I don't eat, so thought I had it licked by being so good. I am craving sugar, I do know that. Got hot too.  

Ok, so this is no. CA. & still warm, but these flashes started after eating dinner & was find before that & now almost 9:30P.  I know, I know, I am expecting miracles within less than a wk.  Ha, but seriously, anyone have an idea about why I reacted so poorly to eating, let alone eating all that was supposed to be good for me?  Thanks for your help!    Dale
Posted by: Don, Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 1:01pm; Reply: 17
Not all type Bs do OK with cow dairy products so it is possible that the cottage cheese could be causing you a problem. This could change over time as your digestive system adapts and heals. Typically type Bs find that goat dairy products are better for them. Also were there any avoid ingredients in the cottage cheese?

Certainly trying each food item separately would help you identify what may be bothering you.
Posted by: Lola, Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 5:00pm; Reply: 18
perhaps you might want to avoid starchy foods with protein.....
google 'separation diet' and try incorporating some of the main guidelines for a while, until your digestion normalizes.
Posted by: Dale_TK (Guest), Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 5:42pm; Reply: 19
Thank you both so much!  Just regular low fat cot. cheese is what I had, but interesting ideas you both came up with, so will try what you suggested.  I am already on a separation diet, I separated myself from the Hostess choco cupcakes & all my yummy junk food, ha. Those cupcakes are in the freezer calling "Dale, oh DAAAAAAL, but I ignore them!   :)      I appreciate everyone's help & will certainly look at that site & try eating that separately.  You're great friends!   Dale
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