Dietary habits for blood type A

Dietary habits for blood type A

Blood type A has low levels of hydrochloric acid and alkaline phosphatase but high levels of a digestive enzyme called intestinal disaccharide, which means animal protein is not easily digested, but carbohydrates are. This also indicates that type A best suits a vegetarian diet. Food eaten must be pure, organic, and as fresh as possible.

Meat eating type A’s should eliminate the more toxic foods from their diet. A good diet will ensure that your immune system gets plenty of charge to fight for itself. By nature, Type A people have sensitive immune systems.

Stress is very typical for blood type A. They have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which makes them react to stressful situations. Symptoms that could occur due to stress are disturbed sleep patterns and brain fog during the day. To ensure the cortisol levels are under control, do the following:

  • Limit sugar, alcohol and caffeine intake
  • Don’t skip meals, especially breakfast
  • Eat smaller, more frequent meals

Blood type A people should also ensure that they limit exposure to:

  • Crowds  
  • Loud noise
  • Negative emotions
  • Smoking
  • Strong smells or perfumes
  • Overwork  
  • Violent movies
  • Lack of sleep 
  • Extreme weather conditions (hot or cold)

  • Foods that blood type A should eat are:


  • Alfalfa Sprouts, Artichoke (Domestic, Jerusalem),Beet Leaves, Broccoli
  • Carrots, Chicory, Collard Greens, Dandelion, Escarole, Garlic, Horseradish
  • Kale, Kohlrabi, Leek, Lettuce (Romaine), Okra, Onions (Red, Spanish, Yellow)
  • Parsley, Parsnips, Pumpkin, Spinach, Swiss chard and Turnips

Vegetable oils

  • Extra virgin olive oil

Deep ocean seafood

  • Carp, Cod, Grouper, Mackerel, Monkfish, Pickerel
  • Red Snapper, Rainbow Trout, Salmon, Sardine, Sea Trout
  • Silver Perch, Snail, Whitefish Yellow Perch

Legumes (beans and peas)

  • Aduke, Azuki, Black, Green, Pinto beans
  • Lentil Beans, Black eyed peas


  • Artichoke Pasta, Buckwheat Kasha, Soba Noodles
  • Oat, Rice and Rye flours

Nuts and seeds

  • Pumpkin seeds and peanuts


  • Apricots, Berries (Black, Blue, Boysen, Cran, Cherries), Figs (Dried or Fresh)
  • Grapefruit, Lemons, Pineapple, Prunes, Raisins


  • Amaranth, Buckwheat and Kasha

Breads, muffins, and crackers

  • Essene Bread, Ezekiel Bread
  • Manna Bread Rice Cakes


  • Apricot, Black Cherry, Grapefruit
  • Pineapple, Prune, Carrot, Celery


  • Barley Malt, Blackstrap Molasses, Garlic, Ginger
  • Miso, Soy Sauce Tamari


  • Mustard

Herbal Teas

  • Alfalfa, Aloe, Burdock, Chamomile, Echinacea, Fenugreek
  • Ginger, Ginseng, Green Tea, Hawthorne, Milk Thistle
  • Rose Hips, St. John’s Wort, Slippery Elm, Valerian
  • Miscellaneous Beverages

  • Coffee (Water Decaf, Regular)
  • Green Tea and Red Wine

Blood type A should try and avoid the following, because these are the foods that will upset their digestive system and cause upsets:

  • Strong red meats
  • Crustaceans
  • Dairy products and eggs
  • Wheat products
  • Vegetables like: Cabbage (Chinese, Red, White), Eggplant
  • Lima Beans, Kidney Beans, Mushrooms (Domestic, Shiitake), Olives (Black, Greek, Spanish)
  • Peppers (Green, Jalapeno, Red, Yellow), Potatoes (Red, Sweet, White), Tomatoes and Yams...
  • Also try to limit your intake of these foods:


  • Banana, Cantaloupe, Coconut, Honeydew
  • Mango, Orange, Papaya, Plantain, Rhubarb, and Tangerine

Fats and Oils

  • Canola Oil, Corn Oil, Cottonseed Oil
  • Peanut Oil, Safflower Oil and Sesame Oil

Nuts and Seeds

  • Brazil, Cashew and Pistachios

Beans and Legumes

  • Copper, Garbanzo, Kidney, Lima, Navy, Red and Tamarind Beans

Other beverages

  • Beer, Liquor, Seltzer Water
  • Soda (Club, Cola, Diet, etc.)


  • 3 years ago


    Thats an awesome list, Jon.  Looks like that job I had in that Vegas casino was exactly the wrong kind to have lol. Thx dude, I can use this.   

  • 3 years ago


    And I DO like reindeer meat. As Raw, as Frozen, as Air Dried, as Salted, as Fried, as Cooked, ... All The Way. There is not a Single Part of A Reindeer, I have not eaten.       Smile

    (I think, I am addicted)     Undecided

  • 3 years ago




  • 3 years ago


    Sorry, Jon. Your List is too broad.


    P.S. Every Man should eat everything he likes. Those genital heritages do change along a time.     Smile

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