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The Blood Type Diet Archives Volume 9

Type A-ity and Soy

Posted By: Peter D'Adamo
Date: Monday, 22 February 1999, at 4:19 a.m.

In Response To: Dangers of Soy (Kristin(A))

Soy is a good food if you are type A*. Forget the phytate and rat thyroid stuff. By this I do not always mean that soy will make you FEEL good if you are type A. Some of the good things soy is doing may, in fact, not make you feel so great after you eat it, but it is good for you none the less. Here I am thinking of the effect of soy lectin on the blood and immune system.

Anyway, think of soy as a good detoxification medicine for type A. Detox is not always pleasant. If eating it daily is too much for your system right now, cut back -but eat some!

The Type A diet also has a large amount of other veggie-based proteins and a surprising amount of seafood (even some poultry) for a 'vegetarian diet'.

Unlike the O diet, which seems to have its milieu determined by great abundance, the 'A diathesis' may have been shaped more by scarcity. I might even conjecture that those early hunted-out type As must have been fighting off starvation by chewing on a lot of grass and acorns. This diet and resultant lowered resistance to disease was what probably killed off many of the local type O's.

Though not a diet of super nutrient density, the A Diet does tend to produce the best long term health scenario for type A in the simple sense of survival.


*Try not to eat as much of it if you are type B.

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