blood group diet

blood group diet

Pseudomedicine
A diet based on pseudoscience penned by Dr Peter D’Adamo, a naturopath, which posits that different nutrients are broken down in the body based on the person’s blood type. For some blood types, the diet eschews dairy products, wheat or grains; the diet also recommends sports (golf or aerobics, etc.), for each blood type.

It has been discounted by medical and scientific experts, with the concern that following it may lead to calcium and iron deficiency.
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Blood group diet differs from the body type genetically but it is not 100% share theory.
To stay fit, of course, Lisa balances her yoga routine with a blood group diet. Although she is a foodie, she believes in eating whatever she likes in small portions.
BLOOD GROUP DIET: Richard and Courtney Cox-Arquette are reportedly fans of this diet.
A "blood group diet" which both Cheryl Cole and Cliff Richard are reported to have tried is "bloody awful" pseudo science, according to the British Dietetic Association.
She says: "A lot of the blood group diet is promoting weight loss, and like many diets, it's effective because it imposes tight rules as to what you can and can't eat.
The Blood Group Diet says that Laura, who is Group O, should eat a high-protein, low-carb diet with lots of meat and fish but no dairy products, wheat or grains.
Concerned for her health, Julia tried the blood group diet, which advises people of different blood types to avoid certain foods.
While Lady Gaga and Reese Witherspoon claim that eating baby food diet keeps them slim, the diet that has become a hit because of it's uniqueness is celeb Martine Mc Cutcheon's blood group diet, which is based on blood groups.
She said the approach is intended to produce "slow and steady" weight loss, and is not related to the blood group diet, which has been criticized by experts.
It was the year Cheryl Cole's Blood Group diet and Katherine Jenkins' rumoured Dukan diet were ridiculed by experts at the British Dietetic Association for being dangerous, unfounded in science, and probably pointless; just as gorgeous Christina Hendricks reminded us how wonderful healthy curves actually look on women.