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Blood type diet: what is it & how does it work?

15 Sep 2021

two happy and healthy friends
Blood type What you can eat What you can't eat Exercise guidance
Type A - the cultivators Vegetables, fruit, grains, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds Dairy, meat, fish, poultry, eggs and processed foods Calming exercises such as golf or yoga
Type B - the nomads  Vegetables, fruit, grains, beans, legumes, meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy Nuts, seeds and processed foods Moderate-intensity exercise such as walking, hiking and tennis 
Type AB - the enigmas  Foods from both the type A and type B diets. However, sticking to a vegan diet most of the time is highly recommended  Processed foods Both calming and moderate-intensity exercise
Type O - the hunters

Meat, poultry, fish and olive oil. 

Eat certain vegetables, nuts, seeds and eggs in moderation

Dairy, grains such as cereal, bread, pasta and rice, beans and processed foods

Vigorous exercise such as running 


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Bhupesh Panchal

Author: Bhupesh Panchal, Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.