Type B has an amazing potential for genetic malleability and adaptation to change. Think "B" for "Balance" with a type B diet. A variety of nutrition from the animal and plant kingdom is essential to keeping this system in check. Type B tends to be highly sensitive to slipping out of balance and is susceptible to slow growing viruses, such as MS and lupus. The good news for Type B, if the appropriate food recommendations are followed they tend to be the most healthy and physically fit of all the blood types.
Some important lifestyle strategies can assist in longevity. Visualization and meditation can be very helpful in bringing back balance. Also, make sure there is an ample outlet for creativity and expression of uncomfortable emotions. Be spontaneous and create meaningful relationships by engaging in your community.
Type B has a tendency towards high cortisol levels, so be sure to avoid sugars and don't skip meals. To prevent blood sugar swings, plan ahead to have quick healthy snacks available throughout the day. The best way to reduce stress is to stick to a schedule, especially when it comes to sleep. Click here for more information on sleep and your circadian rhythm. If you have trouble sleeping, you may need to increase your intake of vitamin B12 or take melatonin to sleep.
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Healthy Recipe: Replace Tomatoes with Membraine Fluidizer Cocktail - a great way to get lycopene.
Shake well and cheers to your health!
~found in Live Right for Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo
As mentioned before, Type B does best with balance. This ties into exercise routines as well. Daily regimens of stretching, yoga and meditation will not only improve flexibility, but will also increase mental acuity by decreasing cortisol levels. In addition to more relaxing exercises, try to incorporate higher intense activity 2-3 times per week. With a regular balanced exercise routine Type B can maintain optimal health by decreasing in the incidence of both bacterial and viral infections.