Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

White Watermelon Jam

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • For 1 kilo of flesh
  • 500 grams of sugar [or other BTD compliant sugar]
  • 1 lemon
  • pinch of cinnamon, ginger, vanilla [or other BTD compliant spice]
How to make it:
  1. Cut the watermelon into slices and take the seeds off. Rather long.
  2. Cut the flesh into small pieces.
  3. Weigh this flesh and add the sugar and the spices you like.
  4. Macerate for one night.
  5. Pour in a large pan and cook slowly for 20 minutes. Skim.
  6. Cut the lemon (with the skin) into very thin slices and tiny pieces.
  7. Add to the jam and cook 10 minutes more.
  8. Do not forget to stir with a wooden spoon, (You can add as well a grapefruit cut like the lemon, but without the skin).
  9. As soon as it is cooked, put in sterilized jars and strongly screw the lids.
  10. Turn upside down immediately and keep like that for 24 hours.
  11. It is sterilized for many months.
    Ps : to sterilize the jars = put the jars + the lids in the oven at 100 Celsius (= 212 Fahrenheit) for a minimum of 10 minutes. Use them when still very hot.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Watermelon1 N B B B B B N N
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Grapefruit1 ,2 B B B B N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • 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 Jan 06, 2009 at 08:41 PM By: Lola