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Blood Type Diet, a book by Dr. Peter D'Adamo

Updated on March 3, 2011

The "Blood Type Diet" is hard to put down.

This little book is well-organized with great information that is easy to understand. There are great companion books that are little, so that you can take it to restaurants and the store for quick reference.

Eat for your blood type is only a slightly controversial idea,so it is an interesting read, most people can not put the book down. If you eat by the plan outlined you will start feeling more energy within a few days and if you have weight to lose, that is a guaranteed side benefit. The idea is to lose weight without feeling hungry or being deprived of the things you crave. You will find that your previous cravings were due to nutrients that you were lacking in the foods you had been eating. Once you start eating for your blood type, it will be natural to switch over to the "approved" foods without missing any of the taste. In fact, dinner guest will not realize that they are eating "natural" products instead of processed foods. This is not intended to be a "diet", it is a way of life, and your new eating habits will last throughout your lifetime.

Companion Books for your Blood Type Diet

The small companion book, is a much easier "cliff-notes" version of the big hardcover "Eat Right for Your Blood Type." If you don't have a hard time with the idea of your blood type playing a role in your nutritional needs, there is really no reason to not read the companion book first. You can start the plan sooner and then reference the hardcover as you continue to understand information behind the outline. All books in his series focus on the foods that are highly beneficial and strongly encourages avoiding the "poison" foods. Although we all find in life that it's just easier not to do anything different. You will find that it is very easy to change the way you prepare your food choices and your overall food selections.

You can take the little book into the grocery department of the supermarket as a handy guide. You can haul it with you on business trips, dinner parties, and vacations. You will quickly start to experiment with new foods and find a whole new spectrum of flavors to enjoy.

This book takes all the work and inserts some fun into eating a meatless meal. So, have some fun and explore all the great alternatives for protein that will allow you flexibility and variety.

The companion is a good little book, but it is still a great idea to read the hardcover book.

Pros and Cons of the Blood Type Diet

The Pros

  • Jam Packed with information of what foods are beneficial.
  • Companion Books are portable and a great way to keep track of your foods.
  • Your whole body will feel healthier not just your waist line.

The Cons

  • Although this book is nutritional sound, do not use if you are on medication, without speaking to your doctor.
  • If you are a red meat lover, this my be hard to stick to long term.

Pros and Cons of the Blood Type Diet show that there are more pros, but please ensure what ever diet you chose, that you feel great on it, as well as after the weight comes off.

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