When it comes to link between blood type and food, scientists have divided each food in three categories:

  • Highly beneficial food (foods that act like a medicines);
  • Foods allowed (foods that do not any harm to the blood type) and
  • Foods not allowed (foods that act like a poison).

Coconut oil

Coconut oil is natural oil that is incredibly beneficial for the immune system as well as for the digestive system.

This oil is quite a heat stable fat or in other words, the coconut oil tolerates high temperature cooking well and does not become oxidized or damaged as a result of the heat, unlike most vegetable oils.

Coconut oil is abundant with medium chain fatty acids, particularly lauric acid. These acids digest very easy and furthermore the liver uses it for energy. Coconut oil contains good fats which possess antimicrobial properties and scientific studies showed that promotes a healthy balance of good microbes in human digestive tract. Coconut oil is very satiating. By including this oil in your nutrition, you can reduce sugar and carbohydrate cravings.

Avocados

Avocados are abundant with healthy fats, primarily monounsaturated fats. It is important to mention that the monounsaturated fats do not raise inflammation in the body unlike some of the omega 6 rich polyunsaturated fats. In addition to that, monounsaturated fats are incredibly beneficial for your blood vessels and help in maintaining healthy blood pressure.

Avocado is perfect choice for breakfast. Our advice is to add avocado in your salad for breakfast or lunch. Avocado will make you feel full for longer and thus you will prevent the need to snack or eat some candy in the

Putting some avocado in your salad for lunch can help you feel full for longer, therefore not feel the need to snack on candy between meals.

Did you notice that many of the best anti-inflammatory foods are high in fat? Scientists explain that most natural fats are highly anti-inflammatory, but unlike them, the processed vegetables oils are high in omega 6 fats and often are pro-inflammatory.

Oily fish

Oily fish is high in omega 3 fats. It is scientifically proved that omega 3 fats promote production of pain relieving prostaglandins (a type of hormone) in the body. In other words, fish oil is beneficial in alleviating painful conditions like arthritis, menstrual cramps and fibromylgia.

Fish oil reduces inflammation in the artery walls and thus can help you to reduce atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and blood clots.

There are studies which have proved that most fish are rich source of selenium. This mineral is excellent for patients who are suffering from autoimmune diseases and the reason for that is because it efficiently reduces production of auto-antibodies. In addition to that, selenium is necessary for production of glutathione – and this compound is human’s body own antioxidant. Selenium also helps human body to overcome viral infections much easily. As medical experts explain, chronic and low grade viral infections are very common cause of ongoing fatigue and elevated inflammation.

Oily fish that are high in omega 3 fats and selenium are: wild salmon, herrings, trout, mullet, sardines, anchovies and mackerel. You should include these types of fish in your nutrition. Another option is to start taking a fish oil supplement and a selenium supplement.

Turmeric

Turmeric is spice that has mild flavor and bright yellow color. Mostly is used as spice, but you also can find fresh turmeric in health food stores. You can add this spice in your curries, stews or veggie juices. Curcumin is active constituent of turmeric and it possesses incredibly powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric is potent natural pain reliever.

There are studies which have proved that curcumin is beneficial for the digestive system and efficiently relieves bloating and indigestion.

Dark chocolate

Good quality dark chocolate is health food and you definitely should include it in your diet. Namely, good quality means at least 85% cocoa content. Dark chocolate that has high content of cocoa usually doesn’t contain dairy products, and some brands are even free of soy lecithin. It is highly advisable to avoid soy lecithin as it is most likely that it is genetically modified. Dark chocolates with high cocoa content also are very low in sugar.

However, this type of chocolate has intense flavor and that actually prevents you from overindulging. In fact, it is so rich that you simply can’t consume too much dark chocolate.

Polyphenols is antioxidant contained in dark chocolate that helps your body to neutralize free radicals and in same time boosts the levels of healthy HDL cholesterol in your body. Most patients with the syndrome X or insulin resistance have abnormally low levels of beneficial cholesterol in their blood and in same time have too much of the wrong type of cholesterol and that causes arterial plaques, which furthermore may cause heart attack or stroke.

Healthy food doesn’t necessarily means boring and tasteless food. There are numerous recipes for delicious dishes that will help you to reduce inflammation in your body and prevent diseases.