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Blood Type Diet

Reader Reviews: Diet and Weight Loss Programs for Thyroid Patients: Pros & Cons

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Updated September 20, 2010

Diet Programs From the Thyroid Patient Perspective

Name of the Diet/Weight Loss Program or Service: 

Blood Type O - Stone Age

When did you follow this diet/weight loss program?: 

I started the diet a few months ago.



My Review 

I feel so much better eating a lot of protein, and very few carbs, maybe two thin sliced sourdough (limited yeast) pieces of bread as toast with coconut oil and almond butter on it for breakfast. Otherwise, I eat meat and a few frozen vegetables. I had to give up pasta, rice, potatoes, and breads. Eating fruit was too much fructose food for the yeast I am trying to get rid of. I am lactose and casein intolerant, with Candida overgrowth, Leaky Gut, intolerance of dyes, fillers and coatings, and highly allergic to MSG, so I have a lot of dietary restrictions. I do not use sugar or soy and I take probiotics to try to heal my gut, eating whole foods as much as I can. I avoid all spices, salad dressings, sauces, anything that may have MSG. Even medicine gelatin capsules can contain MSG and I am a goner for two days.

Did you successfully lose weight on this diet? 


How much weight did you lose so far? 

10 lbs or less

Pros for Thyroid Patients? 

I have had no problems with the Blood Type diet. My chemical sensitivity is CFS or Fibromyalgia I think, not thyroid? I am not sure. My colon feels better and I have a dab more energy, not a lot, but a little. Maybe it will take time as I continue. I am avoiding wheat in cereals, that makes tummy feel better also.

Cons for Thyroid Patients? 

Any soy, I try to avoid it. It takes us hours at the grocery store, reading labels. Avoid Nutrisystem, it's full of soy! Soy,yeast and sugar are listed so sneakily on labels: it is very disgusting and disheartening.

Would you recommend this to a friend? 


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