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 Dr. Thomas George

Nutritional Wellness Consulting


One Hour   $60 or /Insurance covers (Review of symptoms R.O.S. history during Exam)
Good nutrition is the key to reducing our risk of illness and promoting longevity. Meet with our Nutritional Wellness Consultant Dr. George to separate fact from fiction when it comes to nutrition and help you move from a lifestyle that increases your risk of illness to a lifestyle of wellness.

 

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Blood Type Diet - Type A

Michael Lam, MD, MPH
www.DrLam.com                                Dr. George 224.245.4367

Characteristics of Type A - Best on Vegetarian Diet

 

Comments

Most Beneficial

Food allowed

Food not allowed

Meats and Poultry

Type As should eliminate all meats from their diet.

 

Chicken, Cornish hens, Turkey

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Veal, Venison, Duck, Goose

Seafood

 

Carp, Cod, Grouper, Mackerel, Monkfish, Pickerel, Red snapper, Rainbow trout, Salmon, Sardine, Sea trout, Silver perch, Snail, Whitefish, Yellow Perch

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Anchovy, Barracuda, Beluga, Bluefish, Bluegill bass, Catfish, Caviar, Clam, Conch, Crab, Crayfish, Eel, Flounder, Frog, Gray sole, Haddock, Hake, Halibut, Herring, Lobster, Lox, Mussels, Octopus, Oysters, Scallop, Shad, Shrimp, Sole, Squid, Striped bass, Tilefish, Turtle

Dairy

Most dairy products are not digestible for Type As

 

Yogurt, Mozzarella, Feta, Goat cheese, Goat milk, Kefir, Ricotta, String cheese

All other cheeses and milk

Fats

 

Flaxseed oil, Olive oil

Canola Oil, Cod liver oil

Oil of corn, cottonseed, peanut, safflower and sesame

Nuts

 

Peanuts, Pumpkin Seeds

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Brazil nuts, cashews, Pistachios

Beans

These beans can cause a decrease in insulin production for Type As.

   

Beans - copper, garbanzo, kidney, lima, navy, red, tamarind

 

 

 

 

 

Type As thrive on the vegetable proteins found in beans and legumes

Beans (Aduke, Azuki, Black, Green, Pinto, Red soy), Lentils and Black-eyed peas

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

 

Grains

Type As generally do well on cereals and grains. Select the more concentrated whole grains instead of instant and processed cereals.

Amaranth, Buckwheat

 

Cream of wheat, Familia, Farina, Granola, Grape nuts, Wheat germ, Seven grain, Shredded wheat, Wheat bran, Durum wheat

Bread & Noodles

Type As have a wonderful selection and choices in grains and pastas

Bread (Essene, Ezekiel, Soya flour, Sprouted wheat), Rice cakes, Flour (Oat, Rice, Rye), Soba Noodles, Pasta (Artichoke)

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

English muffins, Bread (High-protein whole wheat, Multi-grain), Matzos, pumpernickel, Wheat bran muffins, Flour (white, whole wheat), Pasta (Semolina, spinach)

Vegetables

Type As are very sensitive to these vegetables. They have a strong deleterious effect on the Type A digestive tract.

   

Peppers, olives, Potatoes, Sweet potatoes, Yams, All kinds of cabbage, Tomatoes, Lima beans, Eggplant, Mushroom

These vegetables enhance the immune system of Type As

Garlic, Onions, Broccoli, carrots, collard greens, kale, pumpkin, spinach

   

Vegetables are vital to the Type A diet, providing minerals, enzymes and Antioxidants. Eat vegetables in as natural a state as possible (raw or steamed) to preserve their full benefits

Artichoke, Chicory, Greens (Dandelion, Swiss Chard), Horseradish, Leek, Romaine, Okra, Parsley, Alfalfa Sprouts, Tempeh, Tofu, Turnip

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

 

Fruits

Most fruits are allowed for Type As, although try to emphasize more alkaline fruits can help to balance the grains that are acid forming in Type As muscle tissues

Berries (blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, cranberries), plums, Prunes, Figs

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

 

High mold counts of these fruits make it hard for Type As to digest

   

Melons, cantaloupe, honeydew

Type As don't do well on these fruits

   

Mangoes, papaya, Bananas, Coconuts

These fruits are stomach irritant for Type As, and they also interfere with the absorption of minerals.

   

Orange, Rhubarb, Tangerines

The digestive enzyme in this fruit is an excellent digestive aid for Type As

Pineapples, Cherries, Apricots

   

These fruits exhibit alkaline tendencies after digestion which has a positive effects on the Type A stomach

Grapefruit, Lemon

   

Spices

The right combination of spices can be powerful immune-system boosters for Type As

Tamari, miso, soysauce, garlic, ginger

   

Good source of iron, a mineral that is lacking in the Type A Diet

Blackstrap molasses

   

Avoid these because the acids tend to cause stomach lining irritation

   

Vinegar, Pepper (black, cayenne, white), Capers, Plain Gelatin, Wintergreen

Condiments

These products should be avoided because Type As have low levels of stomach acid

   

Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Pickles, Relish, Worcestershire sauce

Beverages

These beverages help to improve the immune systems for Type As

Hawthorn, Aloe, Alfalfa, Burdock, Echinacea, Green tea, Red wine (1 glass / day)

   

These beverages help Type As to increase their stomach-acid secretions

Ginger, Slippery elm, Coffee (1 cup / day)

   

These don't suit the digestive system of Type As, nor do they support the immune system

   

Beer, Distilled liquor, Seltzer water, Soda, Black Tea

 

 

 

Dr. George, DC 847.983.7593

Blood Type Diet - Type B

Michael Lam, MD, MPH
www.DrLam.com

Characteristics of Type B - Best on Balanced Omnivores Diet

 

Comments

Most Beneficial

Food allowed

Food not allowed

Meat and Poultry

These meats contains a Type B blood agglutinating lectin.

   

Chicken, Cornish hens, Duck, Goose, Partridge, Quail, Pork

These meats help to boost the immune system

lamb, mutton, Venison, Rabbit

   

Give up chicken, but use these meats instead

 

Beef, Pheasant, Turkey, Veal

 

Seafood

Deep-ocean fish and white fish are great for Type Bs

Cod, Salmon, Flounder, Halibut, Sole, Trout

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

 

These seafood are poorly digested by Type Bs. They are disruptive to the Type B system.

   

All Shellfish (crab, shrimp, lobster, mussels, oysters, crayfish, clam, etc), Anchovy, Barracuda, Beluga, Eel, Frog, Lox, Octopus, Sea bass, Snail, Striped bass, Turtle, yellowtail

Dairy

Type B is the only blood type that can fully enjoy a variety of dairy foods. That's because the primary sugar in the Type B antigen is D-galactosamine, the very same sugar present in milk.

Cottage cheese, Farmer, Feta, Goat cheese and milk, Kefir, Mozzarella, Ricotta, Milk, Yogurt

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

American cheese, Blue cheese, Ice cream, string cheese

Fats

The oils not allowed contain lectins that are damaging to the Type B digestive tract.

Olive

 

Canola, Corn, Cottonseed, Peanut, Safflower, Sesame, Sunflower

Nuts

Most nuts and seeds are not advisable for Type Bs. They contain lectins that interfere with Type B insulin production

 

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Cashews, Filberts, Pine, Pistachio, Peanuts, Pumpkin seeds, Sesame seeds, Sunflower seeds

Beans

These beans interfere with the production of insulin for Type Bs.

   

Lentils, garbanzos, black-eyed peas, Beans (pintos, aduke, Azuki, Black)

Grains

Wheat reduce insulin efficiency and failure to stimulate fat "burning" in Type Bs

   

Wheat (bran, germ bulgur, durum, whole and white), Shredded wheat, Cream of wheat or any products such as flour, bread and noodles made with these grain products

Rye contain a lectin that settles in the vascular system causing blood disorders and potentially strokes.

   

Rye and any products such as flour, bread and noodles made with these grain products

These contribute to a sluggish metabolism, insulin irregulariry, fluid retention and fatigue.

   

Buckwheat, Corn (cornflakes, cornmeal) and any products such as flour, bread and noodles made with these grain products

 

Millet, Oatmeal (Bran, flour), Puffed Rice, Rice (bran, flour), Spelt

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Amaranth, Barley, Kasha, Seven-grain, Wild rice, Couscous

Bread

 

Bread (Brown rice, Essence, Ezekiel, WASA), Fin Crisp, Millet, Rice cakes

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Bagels, Muffins (Corn and Bran), Bread (Multi-grain Rye, Whole wheat), Soba Nooldes, Wild Rice, Couscous

Vegetables

This vegetable contain a lectins that irritage the stomach lining of Type Bs.

   

Tomatoes

This vegetable has insulin- and metabolism-upsetting lectins for Type Bs

   

Corn

The mold in this can trigger allergic reactions

   

Olive

These vegetables contain magnesium, an important antiviral agent to help Type Bs fight off viruses and autoimmune diseases

Green leafy vegetables

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Artichoke, Avocado, Corn, Olives, Pumpkin, Radishes, Sprouts, Tempeh, Tofu, Tomato

Fruits

Pineappple has enzymes that help Type Bs to digest their food more easily.

Pineapples

   

Avoid these fruits for they interfere with your digestive system

   

Coconuts, Persimmons, Pomegranates, Prickly pear, Rhubarb, Starfruit

 

Bananas, Cranberries, Grapes, Papaya, Plums

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

 

Spices

Sweet herbs tend to be stomach irritants to the Type Bs

   

Barley malt sweeteners, corn syrup, Cornstarch, Cinnamon

Type B do best with warming herbs

Ginger, horseradish, curry, cayenne pepper

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

 

Avoid these spices also

   

Allspice, Almond extract, Gelatin, Pepper (black and white)

Condiments

     

Ketchup

Beverages

Generally Type Bs don't reap overwhelming benefits from most herbal teas.

Ginger, Peppermint, Raspberry leaf, Rose hips, Sage, Green Teas

 

Aloe, Coltsfoot, Corn silk, Fenugreek, Gentian, Goldenseal, Hops, Linden, Mullein, Red clover, Rhubarb, Senna, Shepherd's purse, Skullcap

This is highly recommended for Type Bs because it seems to have a positive effect on the nervous system.

Ginseng

   

This has antiviral properties.

Licorice

 

Distilled liquor, Seltzer water, Soda

 

 

 

Dr. George, DC 847.983.7593

Blood Type Diet - Type AB

Michael Lam, MD, MPH
www.DrLam.com

Characteristics of Type AB - Best on Mixed Diet in moderation

 

Comments

Most Beneficial

Food allowed

Food not allowed

Meat and Poultry

Type AB do not produce enough stomach acid to effectively digest too much animal protein. So the key is portion size and frequency.

Lamb, mutton, rabbit, turkey

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Beef, Chicken, Cornish Hens, Duck, Goose, Pork, Partridge, Veal, Venison, Quail

Cured meats can cause stomach cancer Type ABs with low levels of stomach acid

     

Seafood

If you have family history of breast cancer, introduce snails (Helix pomatia) into your diet

Tuna, Cod, Grouper, Hake, Mackerel, Mahimahi, Monkfish, Ocean Perch, Pike, Porgy, Trout, Red Snapper, Sailfish, Pickerel, Sardine, Shad, Snail, Sturgeon

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

All Shellfish (crab, shrimp, lobster, mussels, oysters, crayfish, clam, etc), Anchovy, Barracuda, Beluga, Bluegill Bass, Flounder, Haddock, Halibut, Herring, Eel, Frog, Lox, Octopus, Sea bass, Striped bass, Turtle, Yellowtail

Dairy

Cultured and soured products are easily digested for Type ABs

Yogurt, Kefir, Non-fat sour cream, egg, Mozzarella, Goat cheese and milk, Ricotta

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

American Cheese, Blue cheese, Brie, Buttermilk, Camembert, Ice cream, Parmesan, Provolone, Sherbet, Whole Milk

Fats

Use sparingly

Olive

 

Oil (Corn, Cottonseed, Safflower, Sesame, Sunflower)

Nuts

Powerful immune booster for Type A and Type AB

Peanut, Walnuts

   

Type Abs tend to suffer from gallbladder problems, so nut butters are preferable to whole nuts. Also eat small amounts with caution.

 

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Filberts, Poppy seeds, Pumpkin seeds, Sesame seeds, Sunflower seeds

Beans

These beans are important cancer-fighting food for Type AB. They are known to contain cancer-fighting antioxidants.

Lentils

   

These beans slow insulin production in Type AB.

   

Kidney beans, Lima Beans

 

Beans (navy, pinto, red, soy)

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Beans (Aduke, Azuki, Black, Fava, Garbanzo) Black-eyed Peas

Grains

The inner kernel of the wheat grain is highly acid forming for Type AB. Wheat is not adviced if Type AB is trying to lose weight. The inner kernel of wheat grain is alkaline in Type Os and Bs, it becomes acidic in Type As and AB.

Millet, Oat bran, Oatmeal, Rice Bran, Puffed rice, Rye, Speltand sprouted wheat and any products such as flour, bread and noodles made with these grain products

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Buckwheat, Corn (any products such as flour, bread and noodles made with these ), Kamut, Kasha, soba noodles, Artichoke pasta

Type AB benefits from a diet rich in rice rather than pasta

All kinds of Rice and any products such as flour, bread and noodles made with these

   

Vegetables

Fresh vegetables are an important source of phytochemicals which have a tonic effect in cancer and heart disease prevention, these diseases afflict Type AB more often as a result of weaker immune system.

Broccoli, Beets, Cauliflower, Celery, Green Leafy Vegs, Cucumber, Eggplant, Garlic, Maitake Mushroom, Parsley, Parsnips, Sweet potatoes, Alfalfa Sprouts, Tempeh, Tofu, All types of Yams

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Artichoke, Avocado, All thype of Corns, Lima Beans, Black Olives, All kind of Bell Peppers, Radishes, Mung Bean Sprouts, Radish Sprouts

Fruits

Emphasize the more alkaline fruits to balance the grains that are acid forming in Type AB muscle tissues

All kinds of Grapes and Plums, Berries (cranberries, Gooseberries, Loganberries), Cherries

   

Tropical fruits doesn't agree with Type AB. But pineapple is an excellent digestive aid for Type AB.

Pineapples

 

Mangoes, Guava, Coconuts, Bananas

Oranges are stomach irritant for Type AB, they also interfere with th absorption of important minerals. But Grapefurit exhibit alkaline tendencies after digestion. And lemons aid digestion and clearing mucus from the system.

Grapefruits, Lemons

 

Oranges

Vitamin C-rich fruits help preven stomach cancer because of the antioxidant properties of vitamin cup

Kiwi

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

 

Spices

Sea salt and kelp should be used in place of salt. Kelp has immensely positive heart and immune system benefits

Kelp, Miso, Curry

All kinds except those listed as not allowed

Allspice, Almond extract, Anise, Barley Malt, Capers, Cornstarch, corn syrup, Gelatin, Tapioca

The ingredients are acidic

   

Vinegar, Pepper (white, black, cayenne, red flakes)

This is a potent tonic and natural antibiotic for Type AB.

Garlic, Horseradish, Parsley

   

Beverages

Type AB employed these herbal teas to rev up the immune system.

Alfalfa, burdock, Chamomile, Echinacea, Green tea

   

These herbal teas and beverages build protections against cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Hawthorn, Licorice, Red wine (1 glass/day)

   

These herbal teas aid in absorption of iron and preven anemia

Dandelion, Burdock root, Strawberry leaf

   

Coffee increase stomach acid and has the same enzymes found in soy.

Coffee or Decaf Coffee (1 cup / day) and alternate day use green tea

 

Distilled Liquor, Sodas, Black Tea

 
 
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