Eat Right for your Blood Type

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

MEATS & POULTRY

Highly Beneficial
Lamb
Mutton
Rabbit
Venison

Neutral
Beef: regular,
ground
Buffalo
Liver
Pheasant
Turkey
Veal

Avoid
Bacon
Chicken
Cornish Hens
Duck
Goose
Ham
Heart
Partridge
Pork
Quail

SEAFOOD

Highly Beneficial
Cod
Flounder
Grouper
Haddock
Hake
Halibut
Mackerel
Mahimahi
Monkfish
Ocean perch
Pickerel
Pike
Porgy
Salmon
Sardine
Sea trout
Shad
Sole
Sturgeon
Sturgeon eggs
(caviar)

Neutral
Abalone
Albacore (Tuna)
Bluefish
Carp
Catfish
Herring: fresh, pickled
Rainbow trout
Red snapper
Sailfish
Scallop

Shark
Silver perch
Smelt
Snapper
Squid (calamari)
Swordfish
Tilefish
Weakfish
White perch
Whitefish
Yellow perch

Avoid
Anchovy
Barracuda
Beluga
Bluegill bass
Clam
Conch
Crab
Crayfish
Eel
Frog
Lobster
Lox (smoked salmon)
Mussels
Octopus
Oysters
Sea Bass
Shrimp
Snail
Striped bass
Turtle
Yellowtail

EGGS & DAIRY

Highly Beneficial
Cottage cheese
Farmer
Feta
Goat cheese
Goat milk
Kefir
Mozzarella
Ricotta
Skim or 2% milk
Yogurt: regular,
w/ fruit, frozen

Neutral
Brie
Butter
Buttermilk
Camembert
Casein
Cheddar
Colby
Cream cheese
Edam
Emmenthal
Gouda
Gruyere
Jarlsberg
Monterey jack
Munster
Neufchatel
Parmesan
Provolone
Sherbet
Soy cheese
Soy milk
Swiss
Whey
Whole milk

Avoid
American cheese
Blue cheese
Ice cream
String cheese

Type “B” 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
Olive Oil

Neutral
Cod liver oil
Linseed (flaxseed) oil

Avoid
Canola oil
Corn oil
Cottonseed oil
Peanut oil
Safflower oil
Sesame oil
Sunflower oil

NUTS & SEEDS

Highly Beneficial
NONE

Neutral
Almond butter
Nuts: almonds,
brazil, chestnuts,
hickory, litchi,
macadamia,
pecans, walnuts

Avoid
Nuts: cashews,
filberts,
pignola (pine),
pistachio
Peanuts
Peanut butter
Poppy seeds
Pumpkin seeds
Sesame butter
(tahini)
Sesame seeds
Sunflower butter
Sunflower seeds

BEANS & LEGUMES

Highly Beneficial
Beans: kidney, lima,
navy, red soy

Neutral
Beans: broad,
cannellini, copper,
green, java, jicama,
northern, red, snap,
string, tamarind,
white
Peas: green, pods

Avoid
Beans: aduke, azuki,
black, garbanzo,
pinto
Lentils: domestic,
green, red
Peas: black-eyed

CEREALS

Highly Beneficial
Millet
Oat bran
Oatmeal
Rice: puffed
Rice bran
Spelt

Neutral
Cream of rice
Familia
Farina
Granola
Grape nuts

Avoid
Amaranth
Barley
Buckwheat
Cornflakes
Cornmeal
Cream of wheat
Kamut
Kasha
Rye
Seven-grain
Shredded wheat
Wheat bran
Wheat germ

Type “B” 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
Brown rice bread
Essene bread
Ezekiel bread
Fin Crisp
Millet
Rice cakes
Wasa bread

Neutral
Gluten-free bread
High protein
no-wheat bread
Ideal Flat Bread
Oat bran muffins
Pumpernickel
Spelt bread
Soy flour bread

Avoid
Bagels: wheat
Corn muffins
Durum wheat
Multi-grain bread
100% rye crisp
Rye Crisp
Rye Vita
Wheat bran muffins
Whole wheat bread

GRAINS & PASTAS

Highly Beneficial
Oat flour
Rice flour

Neutral
Flour: Graham,
spelt, white
Pasta: semolina,
spinach
Quinoa
Rice: basmati,
brown, white

Avoid
Buckwheat kasha
Couscous
Flour: barley, rye,
bulgur wheat,
Durum wheat,
whole wheat,
gluten
Pasta: artichoke
Noodles: soba
Rice: wild

VEGETABLES

Highly Beneficial
Beets
Beet leaves
Broccoli
Cabbage: Chinese,
red, white
Carrots
Cauliflower
Collard greens
Eggplant
Kale
Lima beans
Mushroom: shiitake
Mustard greens
Parsley
Parsnips
Peppers: green, red,
jalapeno, yellow
Potatoes: sweet
Sprouts: Brusels
Yams: all types

Neutral
Arugula
Asparagus
Bamboo shoots
Bok choy
Celery
Chervil
Chicory
Cucumber
Daikon radish
Dandelion
Dill
Endive
Escarole
Fennel
Fiddlehead ferns
Garlic
Ginger
Horseradish
Kohlrabi

Leek
Lettuce: Bibb,
Boston, iceberg,
romaine, mesclun
Mushrooms: abalone,
domestic, enoki,
Portobello, tree
oyster
Okra
Onions: green, red,
Spanish, yellow
Potatoes, red, white
Radicchio
Rappini
Rutabaga
Scallion
Seaweed
Shallots
Snow peas
Spinach
Sprouts: alfalfa
Squash: all types
Swiss chard
Turnips
Water chestnut
Watercress
Zucchini

Avoid
Artichoke: domestic,
Jerusalem
Avocado
Corn: white, yellow
Olives: black, Greek,
green, Spanish
Pumpkin
Radishes
Sprouts: mung, radish
Tempeh
Tofu
Tomato

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

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FRUIT

Highly Beneficial
Bananas
Cranberries
Grapes: black, red,
Concord, green
Papaya
Pineapple
Plums: dark, red,
green

Neutral
Apples
Apricots
Blackberries
Blueberries
Boysenberries
Cherries
Currants, black, red
Dates
Elderberries
Figs: dried, fresh
Gooseberries
Grapefruit
Guava
Kiwi

Kumquat
Lemons
Limes
Loganberries
Mangoes
Melon, cantaloupe,
canang, Crenshaw,
Christmas, casaba,
honeydew, musk,
Spanish, watermelon
Nectarines
Oranges
Peaches
Pears
Plantains
Prunes
Raisins
Raspberries
Strawberries
Tangerines

Avoid
Coconuts
Persimmons
Pomegranates
Prickly pear
Rhubarb
Starfruit (carambola)

JUICES & FLUIDS

Highly Beneficial
Cabbage
Cranberry
Grape
Papaya
Pineapple

Neutral
Apple
Apple cider
Apricot
Carrot
Celery
Cherry: black
Cucumber
Grapefruit
Orange
Prune
Water (with lemon)
Vegetable juice
(corresponding with
with highlighted
vegetables)

Avoid
Tomato

CONDIMENTS

Highly Beneficial
NONE

Neutral
Apple butter
Jam (from
acceptable fruits)
Jelly (from
acceptable fruits)
Mayonnaise
Mustard
Pickles: sour, dill,
kosher, sweet
Relish
Salad dressing
(low-fat, from
acceptable
ingredients) Worchestershire
sauce

Avoid
Ketchup

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

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SPICES

Highly Beneficial
Cayenne pepper
Curry
Ginger
Horseradish
Parsley

Neutral
Agar
Anise
Arrowroot
Basil
Bay leaf
Bergamot
Brown rice syrup
Capers
Caraway
Cardamom
Carob
Chervil
Chives
Chocolate
Clove
Coriander
Cream of tartar
Cumin
Dill
Dulse
Garlic
Honey
Kelp
Maple syrup
Marjoram
Mint
Miso
Molasses
Mustard (dry)

Nutmeg
Oregano
Paprika
Pepper: peppercorn,
red flakes
Peppermint
Pimiento
Rice syrup
Rosemary
Saffron
Sage
Salt
Savory
Soy sauce
Spearmint
Sugar: brown, white
Tamarind
Tarragon
Thyme
Turmeric
Vanilla
Vinegar: apple cider,
balsamic, white,
red wine
Wintergreen

Avoid
Allspice
Almond extract
Barley malt
Cinnamon
Cornstarch
Corn syrup
Gelatin, plain
Pepper: black ground,
white
Tapioca

HERBAL TEAS

Highly Beneficial
Ginger
Ginseng
Licorice
Parsley
Peppermint
Raspberry leaf
Rose hips
Sage

Neutral
Alfalfa
Burdock
Catnip
Cayenne
Chamomile
Chickweed
Dandelion
Dong quai
Echinacea
Elder
Goldenseal
Green tea
Hawthorn
Horehound
Licorice root
Mulberry
Saint-John’s wort
Sarsaparilla
Slippery elm
Spearmint
Strawberry leaf
Thyme
Valerian
Vervain
White birch
White oak bark
Yarrow
Yellow dock

Avoid
Aloe
Coltsfoot
Corn silk
Fenugreek
Gentian
Hops
Linden
Mullein
Red clover
Rhubarb
Senna
Shepherd’s purse
Skullcap

MISC BEVERAGES

Highly Beneficial
Tea: green

Neutral
Beer
Coffee: regular,
decaf
Tea, black: regular,
decaf
Wine: red, white

Avoid
Liquor: distilled
Seltzer water
Soda: club, cola,
diet, other

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