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QUESTION

I am Type O, & purhcased both the supplement list & Eat Right 4 Your Type BUT I am finding differences in the food lists! Ex: list for vegetables says cabbage & sauerkraut are neutral, and avoid cukes; book says cukes are neutral, avoid cabbage, and doesn't list sauerkraut! Same problem with green peppers! Also many other contradictions! What am I to believe???


ANSWER

It is because you have entered the Twilight Zone.

Well, no. In reality different books are in different stages of upgrade or complexity. For example:

First book (Eat Right 4 Your Type) was a basic synthesis of the concept. It had to make some judgements regarding homogenizing information if it was secretor status specific. If a food was deemed a more serious avoid for a non secretor than it might be as a neutral or beneficial for a secretor, then the non-secretor value was used.

2. Second Book (Live Right 4 Your Type) had secretor status differences.

and a very small number of food value changes, reflecting the advances in basic scientific knowledge.

2. The 'little books' (Food and Beverage Guides) Are a mass market book, very simplified, with largely just secretor guidelines and with a few of the altered values included.




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