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Seaweed/Kelp Fruit Smoothie Boost
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This is a nutritious quick vitamin/mineral breakfast boost. Kelp powder can be found online at (online at

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Beverages
  • 1 orange
  • 1 banana
  • 1 apple
  • 1 handful blueberries or strawberries (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered flax seeds (can be powdered in coffee mill)
  • 1 teaspoon kelp powder
  • 1 cup yogurt
How to make it:
  1. Place all ingredients into blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Seaweed  N N N N N N B B
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Yogurt2 N N B N B B A A
Banana2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Orange/Orange Juice2 ,4 A A A A N N A A
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Blueberry4 B B N B N B B B
Strawberry3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[4] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 01:39 PM By: Drea