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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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A high-protein, relatively low carbohydrate shake that's great for breakfast. It can be modified to include various oil or fruit additions. Especially good for O's who don't tolerate soy well.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)

  • Breakfast

  • 8 to 12 ounces almond milk (rice milk or soy can be used)
  • 3 heaping Tablespoons rice protein powder
  • 1/2 banana, cut up (or 1/2 cup desired fruit)
  • 1 tablespoon flax oil (must be kept refrigerated)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon honey [or agave]
  • 1 heaping teaspoon cocoa powder, optional

How to make it:
  1. Blend until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately.

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (White/... 1 ,2 N N B B N N N N
Flax Seed (L... 2 ,3 ,4 ,5 B B N N N B B N
Banana 5 ,6 A N A A B N B B

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk 2 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk 2 B N N A A N N A
Almond Milk 5 ,6 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chocolate/ C... 4 N N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Honey 5 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a good omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acid ratio.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.

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

    Please Note:

    There are several cookbooks based on the Blood Type Diet that are available in print:

    Cook Right
    For Your Type

    Cookbook Type A

    Cookbook Type AB

    Cookbook Type B

    Cookbook Type O

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 17, 2007 at 06:09 AM By: Drea

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  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

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