Product Description THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING DIET BOOK PHENOMENONIf you’ve ever suspected that not everyone should eat the same thing or do the same exercise, you’re right. In fact, what foods we absorb well and how our bodies handle stress differ with each blood type. Your blood type reflects your internal chemistry. It is the key that unlocks the mysteries of disease, longevity, fitness, and emotional strength. It determines your susceptibility to illness, the foods you should eat, and ways to avoid the most troubling health problems. Based on decades of research and practical application, Eat Right 4 Your Type offers an individualized diet-and-health plan that is right for you. In this revised and updated edition of Eat Right 4 Your Type, you will learn: • Which foods, spices, teas, and condiments will help maintain your optimal health and ideal weight• Which vitamins and supplements to emphasize or avoid• Which medications function best in your system• Whether your stress goes to your muscles or to your nervous system• Whether your stress is relieved better through aerobics or meditation• Whether you should walk, swim, or play tennis or golf as your mode of exercise• How knowing your blood type can help you avoid many common viruses and infections• How knowing your blood type can help you fight back against life-threatening diseases• How to slow down the aging process by avoiding factors that cause rapid cell deteriorationINCLUDES A 10-DAY JUMP-START PLAN Review “I found the information in Eat Right 4 Your Type absolutely fascinating. [It] gives all of us an extremely practical way to apply it to our own lives.”—Christiane Northrup, MD, Author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom “Peter D’Adamo’s merits are not esteemed enough....[He is] one of the most creative scientists in the Western world.”—Professor Gerhard Uhlenbruck, PhD, MD, World-Renowned Lectin Researcher at the University of Cologne, Germany About the Author Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo is an internationally-acclaimed naturopathic physician, researcher, and lecturer, as well as the author of the New York Times best-selling Eat Right 4 Your Type book series. His extensive research and clinical testing of the connections between blood type, health, and disease has garnered world-wide recognition and led to groundbreaking work on many illnesses. The world-famous immunulogist, Dr. Gerhard Uhlenbruck of the University of Cologne, Germany, has called Dr. D’Adamo “one of the most creative scientists in the Western world.” Catherine Whitney is the coauthor of numerous bestselling books on health and wellness. Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Check out these blood type facts!If your blood type is O:Eat meat (high protein, low carbohydrate).Cut out wheat and most other grains.Engage in vigorous aerobic exercise.Your risk factors for ulcers and inflammatory diseases such as arthritis increase if you eat incorrectly for your type.If your blood type is A:You should be a vegetarian (high carbohydrate, low fat).Engage in gentle exercise such as yoga or golf.Meditate to deal with stress.Your risk factors for cancer and heart disease increase if you eat incorrectly for your type.If your blood type is B:You should have the most varied diet of all the blood types, one including meat; yours is the only blood type that does well with dairy products.Engage in exercise such as moderate swimming or walking.Your risk for slow-growing viruses that attack the nervous system increases if you eat incorrectly for your type.If your blood type is AB:You have most of the benefits and intolerances of types A and B.Engage in calming exercises and relaxation techniques.You have the friendliest immune system of all the blood types.