Suitable Diets According To Blood Types | Comprehensive Blood Type Diet Food List

The following paragraphs and tables are going to give you some ideas about the food that matches your blood group. The diets have been categorised according to blood types and you will find a blood type diet food list at the end of the article.

The following food charts are divided into blood type and secretor status (‘1’ denotes a secretor, ‘2’ a non-secretor).

Grains, Grains, beans, seeds and nuts

Blood type →

A1

A2

B1

B2

AB1

AB2

O1

O2

Grains, beans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wheat flour

K

T

T

T

K

K

T

T

Wholewheat

K

T

T

T

J

T

T

T

Spelt flour

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

Wheat germ

T

T

T

T

K

T

T

T

Wheat bran

T

T

T

T

K

K

T

T

Barley / flour

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

T

Oats / flour

J

K

J

K

J

J

K

T

Oat bran

K

K

J

J

J

J

K

K

Rye flour

J

J

T

T

J

J

K

K

Maize / cornflour

J

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

Mealiemeal

J

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

Soya beans

J

K

K

T

J

K

K

T

Soya flour / milk

J

K

K

T

J

J

K

T

Lentils / flour

J

J

T

T

K

K

T

K

Sprouted lentils

J

J

K

K

J

J

K

K

Chickpeas / flour

T

T

T

T

T

T

K

T

Buckwheat

J

K

T

T

T

T

K

T

Sorghum / flour

K

K

T

K

T

T

T

T

Tapioca / flour

K

K

T

K

T

T

K

T

Sago / flour

K

K

K

K

T

T

K

J

Seeds and nuts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sesame seeds

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Sunflower seeds

K

K

T

T

T

T

T

T

Pumpkin seeds

J

J

T

T

J

T

J

J

Linseeds (flax)

J

J

K

K

K

K

J

K

Peanuts

J

J

T

T

T

K

T

T

Coconut

T

K

T

T

T

T

T

T

Walnuts

J

J

J

J

K

J

J

J

Almonds

K

K

K

K

T

K

K

K

Hazelnuts

K

K

T

T

K

T

K

K

Brazil nuts

T

T

K

K

K

T

T

T

Cashew nuts

T

T

T

T

K

T

T

T

Pistachio nuts

T

T

T

T

K

T

T

J

 Sweeteners, Fats

Blood type →

A1

A2

B1

B2

AB1

AB2

O1

O2

Sugar

K

K

K

T

K

T

K

T

Honey

K

K

K

K

T

T

K

T

Fructose

K

K

K

T

K

T

T

T

Stevia

K

K

T

K

T

K

K

T

Aspartame

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

Dextrose

K

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

Maltodextrin

K

T

T

T

K

T

T

T

Borage oil

K

K

T

T

K

K

K

T

Canola oil

K

K

T

T

K

K

K

T

Coconut oil

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

Olive oil

J

J

J

J

J

J

J

J

Peanut oil

T

K

T

T

T

T

T

T

Sesame oil

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Soya oil

K

K

T

T

K

T

T

T

Sunflower oil

K

K

T

T

T

T

T

T

Butter

T

T

K

K

T

T

K

K

Lard

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Margarine

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

 J K Suitable for all blood types

  • millet flour ; oat bran and rice bran
  • flaxseeds (grind for better absorption); walnuts; almonds (except AB1)
  • raisins (although high in sugar content)
  • molasses; olive oil; lemon juice, grated rind and pith; ginger
  • all rice products (flour, puffed rice, rice cakes)
  • pea flour
  • licorice powder (as a sugar substitute)
  • Baking flours:
    • Oats and oat flour for all types except O2
    • Rye flour for all types except B1 and B2
    • Soya flour for all types except B2 and O2
    • Spelt flour for all types except O2

  Not suitable for all blood types

  • Margarine
  • Sunflower oil (except A) – when heated, it releases harmful trans-fatty acids
  • Coconut (except A2) – contains solid fatty acid chains that aggravate inflammation
  • Wheat bran (damages the colon)
  • Aspartame (harmful chemicals, affects the brain and sight)
  • Saccharine (overstimulates the pancreas)
  • Maltodextrin; Dextrose (inhibits the metabolism)
  • Baking powder (contains aluminum salts)

Fruits and vegetables

Blood type →

A1

A2

B1

B2

AB1

AB2

O1

O2

Fruit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

Apricot

J

J

K

K

K

K

K

T

Avocado

K

K

T

T

T

T

T

J

Banana

T

K

J

K

T

T

J

J

Blackberry

J

J

K

J

K

J

T

T

Coconut

T

K

T

T

T

T

T

T

Dates

K

K

K

K

K

T

K

T

Grapefruit

J

J

K

K

J

J

K

K

Guava

K

K

K

J

T

T

J

J

Kiwi fruit

K

K

K

K

J

J

T

T

Lemon

J

J

K

K

J

J

K

K

Lime

J

K

K

K

K

J

K

K

Mango

T

K

K

K

T

T

J

J

Melon

K

T

K

T

K

T

K

K

Orange

T

T

K

K

T

T

T

T

Papaya

T

T

J

J

K

K

K

K

Pear

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

Pomegranate

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

J

Prunes

J

J

K

K

T

T

J

J

Quince

K

K

K

K

T

T

K

K

Persimmon

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Starfruit

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Strawberry

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

Tangerine

T

K

K

K

K

T

T

T

Litchi

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

T

Aloe juice / tea

J

J

T

T

T

T

T

T

Vegetables

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asparagus

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Aubergine

T

K

J

K

J

J

K

T

Artichokes (globe)

J

J

T

K

T

T

J

J

Baby marrow (courgettes)

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Beetroot

K

K

J

J

J

K

K

K

Broccoli

J

J

J

J

J

J

J

J

Brussels sprouts

K

K

J

J

K

K

K

T

Cabbage

T

T

J

K

K

K

K

T

Carrots

J

K

J

J

K

K

K

J

Cauliflower

K

K

J

J

J

J

T

T

Celery

J

J

K

K

J

J

K

K

Chilli pepper

T

K

K

K

T

K

K

K

Chinese cabbage

T

T

J

K

K

K

K

T

Cucumber

K

K

K

K

K

J

T

T

Garlic

J

K

K

J

J

J

K

J

Leek

J

J

K

K

K

K

T

T

Maize / corn

J

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

Mushroom (button)

K

T

K

K

K

K

T

K

Onion

J

J

K

J

K

K

J

J

Peas

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Peppers

T

K

J

K

T

T

K

K

Potato

T

T

K

T

K

K

T

T

Potato, sweet

T

T

J

J

J

J

J

K

Pumpkin

J

J

T

K

K

K

J

J

Radish

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Tomato

T

K

T

K

K

J

K

K

Yam

T

T

J

J

J

J

K

K

Sprouts / pickles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alfalfa sprouts

J

K

K

K

J

J

T

T

Mung bean sprouts

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Lentil and wheat sprouts

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Vinegar pickles

T

T

K

K

T

T

T

T

Capers

T

T

K

K

T

T

T

T

Black olives

T

T

T

T

K

K

K

T

Green olives

K

T

K

K

K

K

K

T

Sauerkraut

T

T

K

K

K

K

K

T

  K Suitable for all blood types

     Fruits

  • Grapes, raisins, grape juice
  • Grapefruit, lemon, lime and juices
  • Peach, nectarine, plum, prune
  • Pineapple, watermelon
  • Apple, apricot and pear suit all except O2
  • Blueberry, loganberry, mulberry, cranberry, red- and black- currants, raspberry, cherry, youngberry, gooseberry
  • Granadillas (passion fruit), figs

     Vegetables

  • Onion
  • Broccoli, green beans
  • Squashes of all types, parsnips, turnips, butternut
  • Lettuce, endives, celery, parsley, spinach
  • Beetroot
  • Asparagus, peas, baby marrows
  • Lentil sprouts
  • Pimentos, water chestnuts
  • Mushrooms - oyster and portabello
  • Sweet potatoes (except A1 and A2)
  • Ginger, garlic, horseradish, fennel, chives, watercress, basil, thyme, rosemary, mint, marjoram, sage

 verages, dairy products and condiments

Blood type →

A1

A2

B1

B2

AB1

AB2

O1

O2

Beverages

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ceylon / black tea

T

K

K

T

T

T

T

T

Coffee

J

J

K

T

T

T

T

T

Beer

T

J

K

K

K

T

T

T

Spirits / liquor

T

T

T

K

T

K

T

T

Soda water

T

T

T

K

K

K

K

K

Red wine

J

J

K

J

K

J

K

J

White wine

K

J

K

J

K

K

T

T

Apple cider

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

Orange juice

T

T

K

K

T

T

T

T

Dairy products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brie cheese

T

T

K

K

T

T

T

T

Butter / buttermilk

T

T

K

K

T

T

K

K

Casein in milk

T

T

K

K

K

K

T

T

Camembert cheese

T

T

K

T

T

T

T

T

Cheddar cheese

T

T

K

T

K

K

T

T

Cottage cheese

T

K

J

K

J

J

T

T

Edam cheese

T

T

K

K

K

K

T

T

Emmenthaler

T

T

K

T

K

T

T

T

Feta cheese

K

K

J

J

J

J

K

T

Goat’s milk cheese

K

K

J

J

J

K

K

T

Gouda cheese

T

T

K

K

K

K

T

T

Gruyere cheese

T

T

K

K

K

K

T

T

Cow’s milk

T

T

J

K

K

K

T

T

Goat’s milk

K

T

J

J

J

J

T

T

Mozzarella

K

K

J

J

J

J

K

T

Parmesan cheese

T

T

K

T

T

T

T

T

Sour cream

K

T

K

K

J

J

T

T

Whey powder

T

T

K

J

K

K

T

T

Yoghurt

K

K

J

J

J

K

T

T

Milk substitutes:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soya milk

J

K

K

T

J

J

K

T

Coffee creamer

T

K

T

T

K

T

T

T

Condiments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miso (soya)

T

T

T

T

J

T

K

T

Cayenne pepper

T

T

J

K

T

T

J

J

Cumin

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Soya sauce

J

K

T

T

K

K

K

T

Apple cider vinegar

T

T

K

K

T

T

K

T

Balsamic vinegar

T

T

K

K

T

T

T

T

Mayonnaise

T

T

K

K

K

K

K

T

Almond extract

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Vanilla

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

Nutmeg

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

K

Mace

K

K

K

K

K

K

T

T

Cinnamon

K

K

T

T

K

K

K

T

Chili powder

T

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Aniseed

K

K

K

K

T

T

K

K

Allspice

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Tahini / sesame

T

T

K

K

T

T

K

K

  K Suitable for all blood types

     Beverages

  • Green tea, rooibos/redbush tea
  • Red wine and red grape juice
  • Cocoa, carob

    Dairy products

  • Feta cheese or goat’s milk products except O2
  • Substitute dairy milk with rice milk

    Condiments, spices and flavorings

  • Cocoa, carob, licorice
  • Spices: cardamom, cloves, coriander, caraway, bay leaf, cumin, curry powder, dill, mustard, horseradish, paprika, fennel, black cumin
  • Herbs: parsley, celery, mint, bergamot, chives, basil, thyme, sage, rosemary, marjoram
  • Salt (salt has earned a bad name, but it is not the salt itself that is bad, rather the sodium-potassium balance we consume. Add cream of tartar to salt to correct this, or use a salt substitute called potassium chloride)

  Not suitable for all blood types

  • Gum acacia, sodium benzoate, aspartame, salisylic acid
  • Gelatine (O is neutral) – usually contains pork unless derived from seaweed

 eat, seafood

Blood type →

A1

A2

B1

B2

AB1

AB2

O1

O2

Popular meats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beef

T

T

K

K

K

K

J

J

Chicken

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Duck

K

T

T

T

T

T

K

K

Lamb

T

T

J

J

K

K

K

K

Mutton

T

K

K

K

K

K

J

J

Turkey

K

J

K

K

J

J

K

K

Veal

T

T

K

K

T

T

J

J

Venison

T

T

J

J

T

K

J

J

Liver (calf)

T

T

K

J

K

K

J

K

Sweetbreads

T

T

T

K

T

T

J

J

Seafood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anchovy

T

K

T

T

T

T

K

T

Cob / kabeljou

J

J

K

J

K

K

K

K

Crab

T

T

T

T

T

T

K

T

Caviar

T

K

J

K

K

K

K

K

Haddock

T

K

J

J

T

T

K

K

Hake

T

K

J

J

T

T

J

J

Herring

T

K

K

K

K

K

J

J

Crayfish / lobster

T

T

T

T

T

T

K

K

Mussels

T

K

T

T

K

K

K

K

Octopus

T

K

T

T

T

T

T

T

Oyster

T

T

T

T

T

T

K

K

Sole

T

T

J

K

T

T

J

J

Snails (helix)

J

J

T

K

J

J

K

K

Calamari

T

T

K

K

K

K

T

T

Trout

K

J

T

T

T

K

J

J

Yellowtail

K

K

T

K

T

T

K

J

Pulses, eggs

Blood type →

A1

A2

B1

B2

AB1

AB2

O1

O2

Fava beans

J

K

K

K

T

K

T

K

Chickpeas

T

T

T

T

T

T

K

T

Kidney beans

T

K

J

K

T

T

T

T

Lentils

J

J

T

T

K

K

T

K

Mung beans

K

K

T

T

T

T

K

K

Soya beans

J

K

K

T

J

K

K

T

Tofu

J

K

T

T

J

J

K

T

Dried peas

J

K

K

K

K

K

K

K

Pearl barley

J

K

K

K

K

K

T

T

Buckwheat grain

J

K

T

T

T

T

K

T

Pasta / wheat

K

T

T

T

K

K

T

T

Potatoes

T

T

K

T

K

K

T

T

Mealiemeal

J

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

Couscous

K

T

T

T

K

K

T

T

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eggs

K

K

K

K

K

J

K

K

 

J K Suitable for all blood types

Meat and seafood

  • Turkey
  • Mutton (except A1)
  • Ostrich
  • Cob, tuna, mackerel, monkfish, mullet, salmon, sardines

 Oils and fats

  • Olive oil
  • Clarified butter (ghee)
  • Canola (except B and O2)

 Starches, grains, pulses

  • White cannelloni beans, white broad beans
  • All rice products: noodles, rice cakes
  • Millet grains and flour
  • Dried yellow and green peas and flour
  • Barley (except O)

 T Not suitable for all blood types

  • Pork: provokes abnormal blood reactions, inhibits gastric function, increases disease susceptibility
  • Smoked salmon
  • Margarine: contains harmful trans-fatty acids
  • Coconut oil, corn oil, cottonseed oil
  • Peanut oil (only type A2 can tolerate it)
  • Wheat bran (harms intestinal lining)
  • Wheat gluten and wheat germ for most people

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