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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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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 100ª Celsius (= 212ª Fahrenheit) for a minimum of 10 minutes. Use them when still very hot.

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
Watermelon 1 N B B B B B N N
Ginger 1 B B N B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon ... 1 B B B B N N N N

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.

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Grapefruit 1 ,2 B B B B N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown... 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
Cinnamon 1 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.

    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 Jan 06, 2009 at 08:41 PM By: Lola

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

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