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Super Beneficial Shake
12 votes

Contributed by: T. PfrommAdded: Feb 10, 2010 at 08:11 AM


A beneficial morning shake that is easy to prepare, holds you over and tastes great.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Beverages
  • 1 small banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 1 palmful of walnuts
  • 1 cup of vanilla almond milk or other BTD compliant milk
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
  • Any BTD compliant sweetener (optional)
  • 4-5 ice cubes
How to make it:
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and aerate (smoothie setting) until well blended and ice is broken up.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Milk1 ,2 N N N N N N N A
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Banana1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
Blueberry3 B B N B N B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chocolate/ Cocoa4 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 15, 2011 at 00:24 AM By: Joe