Eat Right 4 Your Type

Type “O” Foods (pg 1)
from the book Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo

MEATS & POULTRY

Highly Beneficial
Beef: regular,
ground
Buffalo
Heart
Lamb
Liver
Mutton
Veal
Venison

Neutral
Chicken
Cornish hens
Duck
Partridge
Pheasant
Quail
Rabbit
Turkey

Avoid
Bacon
Goose
Ham
Pork

SEAFOOD

Highly Beneficial
Bluefish
Cod
Hake
Halibut
Herring
Mackerel
Pike
Rainbow trout
Red snapper
Salmon
Sardine
Shad
Snapper
Sole
Striped bass
Sturgeon
Swordfish
Tilefish
White perch
Whitefish
Yellow perch
Yellowtail

Neutral
Abalone
Albacore (Tuna)
Anchovy
Beluga
Bluegill bass
Carp
Clam
Crab
Crayfish
Eel

Flounder
Frog
Gray sole
Grouper
Haddock
Lobster
Mahimiahi
Monkfish
Mussels
Ocean perch
Oysters
Pickerel
Porgy
Sailfish
Scallop
Sea bass
Sea trout
Shark
Shrimp
Silver perch
Smelt
Snail
Squid (calamari)
Turtle
Weakfish

Avoid
Barracuda
Catfish
Caviar
Conch
Herring (pickled)
Lox (smoked salmon)
Octopus

EGGS & DAIRY

Highly Beneficial
NONE

Neutral
Butter
Farmer
Feta
Goat cheese
Mozzarella
Soy cheese*
Soy milk*
*Good dairy
alternatives

Avoid
American
Blue cheese
Brie
Buttermilk
Camenbert
Casein
Cheddar
Colby
Cottage
Cream cheese
Edam
Emmenthal
Goat milk
Gouda
Gruyere
Ice cream
Jarlsburg
Kefir
Monterey jack
Munster
Neufchatel
Parmesan
Provolone
Ricotta
Skim or 2% milk
String cheese
Swiss
Whey
Whole milk
Yogurt: all varieties

Type “O” Foods (pg 2)
from the book Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo

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OILS AND FATS

Highly Beneficial
Linseed (flaxseed) oil
Olive Oil

Neutral
Canola oil
Cod liver oil
Sesame oil

Avoid
Corn oil
Cottonseed oil
Peanut oil
Safflower oil

NUTS & SEEDS

Highly Beneficial
Pumpkin seeds
Walnuts

Neutral
Almonds
Almond butter
Chestnuts
Filberts
Hickory
Macadamia
Pecans
Pignola (Pine)
Sesame butter (tahini)
Sesame seeds
Sunflower butter
Sunflower seeds

Avoid
Brazil
Cashew
Litchi
Peanuts
Peanut butter
Pistacios
Poppy seeds

BEANS & LEGUMES

Highly Beneficial
aduke, azuki,
pinto, black-eyed

Neutral
Beans: black, broad,
cannellini, fava,
garbanzo, green,
jicama, lima,
northern, red,
red soy, snap,
string, white
Peas: green, pods

Avoid
Beans: copper,
kidney, navy,
tamarind
Lentils: domestic,
green, red

CEREALS

Highly Beneficial
NONE

Neutral
Amaranth
Barley
Buckwheat
Cream of rice
Kamut
Kasha
Millet: puffed
Rice bran
Rice: puffed
Spelt

Avoid
Cornflakes
Cornmeal
Cream of wheat
Familia
Farina
Grape nuts
Oat bran
Oatmeal
Seven-grain
Shredded wheat
Wheat bran
Wheat germ

Type “O” Foods (pg 3)
from the book Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo

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BREADS & MUFFINS

Highly Beneficial
Essene bread
Ezekiel bread

Neutral
Brown rice bread
Fin Crisp
Gluten-free bread
Ideal Flat Bread
Millet
Rice cakes
100% rye bead
Rye Crisps
Rye Vita
Soy flour bread
Spelt bread
Wasa bread

Avoid
Bagels: wheat
Corn muffins
Durum wheat
English muffins
High-protein bread
Matzos: wheat
Multi-grain bread
Oat bran muffins
Pumpernickel
Sprouted wheat
bread
Wheat bran muffins
Whole wheat bread

GRAINS & PASTAS

Highly Beneficial
NONE

Neutral
Barley flour
Buckwheat
Kasha
Pasta: artichoke
Quinoa
Rice: basmati, wild,
brown, white
Rice flour
Rye flour
Spelt flour

Avoid
Bulgur wheat flour
Couscous flour
Durum wheat flour
Gluten flour
Graham flour
Oat flour
Soba noodles
Pasta: semolina,
spinach
Sprouted wheat flour
White flour
Whole wheat flour

VEGETABLES

Highly Beneficial
Artichoke: domestic,
Jerusalem
Beet leaves
Broccoli
Chicory
Collard greens
Dandelion
Escarole
Garlic
Horseradish
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leek
Lettuce: romaine
Okra
Onions: red, Spanish,
yellow
Parsley
Parsnips
Peppers: red
Potatoes: sweet
Pumpkin
Seaweed
Spinach
Swiss chard
Turnips

Neutral
Arugula
Asparagus
Bamboo Shoots
Beets
Bok choy
Caraway
Carrots
Celery
Chervil
Coriander
Cucumber
Daikon
Dill
Endive
Fennel

Fiddlehead Ferns
Ginger
Lettuce: Bibb, Boston,
iceberg, mesclun
Lima Beans
Mushroom: abalone,
enoki, Portobello,
tree oyster
Olives: green
Onions: green
Peppers: green,
yellow, jalapeno
Radicchio
Radishes
Rappini
Rutabaga
Scallion
Shallots
Snow Peas
Sprouts: mung, radish
Squash: all types
Tempeh
Tofu
Tomato
Water chestnut
Watercress
Yams: all types
Zucchini

Avoid
Avocado
Cabbage: Chinese,
red, white
Cauliflower
Corn: white, yellow
Eggplant
Mushroom: domestic,
shiitake
Mustard greens
Olives: black, Greek,
Spanish
Potatoes: red, white
Sprouts: alfalfa,
Brussels

Type “O” Foods (pg 4)
from the book Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo

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FRUIT

Highly Beneficial
Figs: dried, fresh
Plums: dark, green,
red
Prunes

Neutral
Apples
Apricots
Bananas
Blueberries
Boysenberries
Cherries
Cranberries
Currants: black, red
Dates: Red
Elderberries
Gooseberries
Grapefruit
Grapes: red, Concord,
black, green
Guava
Kiwi
Kumquat
Lemons
Limes
Loganberries

Mangoes
Melons: canang
casaba, Crenshaw,
Christmas, musk,
Spanish, watermelon
Nectarines
Papayas
Peaches
Pears
Persimmons
Pineapples
Pomegranates
Prickly pear
Raisins
Raspberries
Starfruit (carambola)

Avoid
Blackberries
Coconuts
Melons: cantaloupe,
honeydew
Oranges
Plantains
Rhubarb
Strawberries
Tangerines

JUICES & FLUIDS

Highly Beneficial
Black cherry
Pineapple
Prune

Neutral
Apricot
Carrot
Celery
Cranberry
Cucumber
Grape
Grapefruit
Papaya
Tomato water
(with lemom)
Vegetable juice
(corresponding
with highlighted
vegetables)

Avoid
Apple
Apple cider
Cabbage
Orange

CONDIMENTS

Highly Beneficial
NONE

Neutral
Apple butter
Jam (from
acceptable fruits)
Jelly (from
acceptable fruits)
Mayonnaise
Mustard
Salad dressing (low-fat,
from acceptable
ingredients)
Worcestershire
sauce

Avoid
Ketchup
Pickles: dill, kosher,
sweet, sour
Relish

Type “O” Foods (pg 5)
from the book Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo

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SPICES

Highly Beneficial
Carob
Curry
Dulse
Kelp (bladder wrack)
Parsley
Pepper: cayenne
Turmeric

Neutral
Agar
Allspice
Almond extract
Anise
Arrowroot
Barley malt
Basil
Bay Leaf
Bergamot
Brown rice syrup
Cardamom
Chervil
Chives
Chocolate
Clove
Coriander
Cream of tartar
Cumin
Dill
Garlic
Gelatin: plain
Honey
Horseradish
Maple syrup
Marjoram

Mint
Miso
Molasses
Mustard (dry)
Paprika
Pepper: peppercorn,
red flakes
Peppermint
Pimiento
Rice syrup
Rosemary
Saffron
Sage
Salt
Savory
Soy sauce
Spearmint
Sucanat
Sugar: brown, white
Tamari
Tamarind
Tapioca
Tarragon
Thyme
Wintergreen

Avoid
Capers
Cinnamon
Cornstarch
Corn syrup
Nutmeg
Pepper: black ground,
white
Vanilla
Vinegar: apple cider,
balsamic, red wine,
white

HERBAL TEAS

Highly Beneficial
Cayenne
Chickweed
Dandelion
Fenugreek
Ginger
Hops
Linden
Mulberry
Parsley
Peppermint
Rose Hips
Sarsaparilla
Slippery elm

Neutral
Catnip
Chamomile
Don quai
Elder
Ginseng
Green tea
Hawthorn
Horehound
Licorice root
Mullein
Raspberry leaf
Sage
Skullcap
Spearmint
Thyme
Valerian
Vervain
White birch
White oak bark
Yarrow

Avoid
Alfalfa
Aloe
Burdock
Coltsfoot
Corn silk
Echinacea
Gentian
Goldenseal
Red clover
Rhubarb
St John’s-wort
Senna
Shepherd’s purse
Stawberry leaf
Yellow Dock

MISC BEVERAGES

Highly Beneficial
Club Soda
Seltzer Water

Neutral
Beer
Green tea
Wine: red, white

Avoid
Coffee: regular,
decaf
Liquor: distilled
Soda: cola, diet,
other
Tea, black: regular,
decaf

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