Right for Your Type: The Individualized Diet Solution to Staying
Living Longer & Achieving Your Ideal Weight
D'Adamo makes a persuasive argument that your blood type is an
marker that tells you which foods you'll process best, and which will
useless calories. He covers the entire range for each of the four blood
types, from entrees to condiments and seasonings, and also makes
exercise and lifestyle recommendations.
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GARDEN INTO A PHARMACY AND YOUR KITCHEN INTO A FIRST AID CENTER!
diet rich in fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products, might
high blood pressure in the first place and thus avoid the need to take
suggests that once a week serving of SALMON containing beneficial
fatty acids, can dramatically cut your risk of coronary heart
with those who ate no fish, the study participants who ate a serving a
week had a 50-percent lower risk.
fatty acids reduce the risk for cardiac arrest by strengthening our
lowering blood-fat levels and preventing blood clots. Researchers in
reported that a weekly serving of any fish dramatically reduced the
of strokes. Other studies have linked salmon consumption to lower rates
are a great way to get your vitamin C, which may reduce risk of many
but you may be tossing away some of the fruit's most healthful
cluster in the orange's peel and white, pithy part underneath.
smear of orange marmalade, made with jellied orange peel can give you
of these healthful chemicals, which may reduce risk of lung, stomach
formed naturally in the stomach's juices during digestion is believed
be a factor in gastric cancers. This is especially true
people who eat processed rather than fresh foods. In a Chinese
researchers gave people two grams of a powder made from dried
peel after each meal. The powder
the amount of these toxic compounds by 53 % in
those with healthy stomachs and by 62 % in those who already had
peppers, or chilies, contain capsaicin, a substance that can help
nasal and sinus congestion.
is an excellent source of monounsaturated fat - the hearth healthy kind
that lowers bad LDL cholesterol.
recent Mexican study compared diets low in saturated fat. During the
diet, volunteers ate avocados as their major source of fat. Then they
the same diet with out avocados. In both diets bad LDL cholesterol
decreased. The diet without avocado produced significantly lower
levels of the good HDL cholesterol and higher levels of
The Australian Avocado Growers' Federation financed a similar study at
Wesley Hospital in Brisbane. Researchers there found that a three-week
diet high in monounsaturated fat , which included between a half and 1
1/2 avocado a day, was just effective in lowering bad LDL cholesterol
the low-fat, high-complex-carbohydrate diet recommended by the American
Heart Association. Still, dieters should beware, since avocados contain
about 350 calories each.
a uniquely rich source of lycopene, an antioxidant that may stop the
damage that can trigger cancer.
six-year Harvard University study of 47,000 men found that men who ate
at least ten servings a week of tomato based food were 45 % less likely
to get prostate cancer than those who had less than two servings a
Men who ate four to seven servings cut their risk by 20 %. The Harvard
study found that cooked tomato sauce offered better protection than raw
tomatoes; and scientists believe that the heat bursts tomato cells so
release even more lycopene. Cooking them in oil dramatically increases
the amount of lycopene the body can absorb. Women benefit as well. An
study including both sexes reported that eating three or more servings
of raw tomatoes per week significantly decreased the risk for stomach
cheeses, including cheddar and mozzarella, at the end of a meal can
protect teeth by neutralizing the mouth acids that promote decay. But
careful, because most cheese is high in fat and cholesterol. People
a weight or cholesterol problem - should regard it as an occasional
and choose cheeses with a lower fat content.
consumption of calcium rich foods throughout life ( milk, cheese and
milk products ) may prevent osteoporosis, a bone disease which
many women in the years after menopause.