Probably all of you are familiar with the fact that there are four different blood types: blood type A, B, AB and O. Your blood type group is determined from your birth.

Over the last decade, medical experts conducted numerous scientific studies and came to conclusion that each blood type has different characteristics.

Read on and find out 10 interesting things that you should know about the blood type.

  1. Blood type and nutrition

In order to get all of the benefits, different blood groups need different types of food. For instance, people who have blood type A should avoid meat and should eat more veggies. Individuals who have blood type O should increase protein intake and eat more meat and fish. Persons with AB blood type should include more lean meat and seafood in their nutrition and people with type B should avoid chicken meat and eat more red meat.

  1. Blood type and illnesses

Each blood type is less or more prone to certain health issue or medical condition. In order to prevent severe health problems and diseases, you should research your risk with the help of your blood type.

  1. Blood type and personality

This may sound a bit strange, but some experts believe that blood type affects the personality. For instance, people with blood type O are self-confident, creative, social and outgoing. Individuals with blood type A are peaceful, artistic and trustworthy, while the persons with blood type B are independent, strong and dedicated to achieving their goals. People who blood type AB are very shy, responsible, hey are reliable and take care of others.

  1. Blood type and pregnancy

Scientific studies have proved that women with some blood types get pregnant much more easily than others. Medical experts explain that women with blood type AB have a lower production of follicle stimulating hormone that allows the body to conceive easier.

  1. Blood type and stress

People with blood type O have higher levels of adrenalin and that is the reason why they get angry very quickly. Moreover, these individuals need more time to calm down after some stressful situation.

  1. Blood antigens

Did you know that the blood antigens can be presented elsewhere, not only in your blood? Experts explain that blood antigens are present in our digestive tract, from the mouth to colon, and in your nostrils and lungs.

  1. Blood type and weight problems

There are many separate scientific studies which have proved that the blood type can determine whether the person will have belly fat or not. Doctors explain that individuals with blood type O are more prone to experience belly fat problems, while people with blood type A rarely experience weight problems.

  1. Blood type and offspring

Studies showed that according to the Rh factor, around 85% of people on the planet are Rh (+) positive. Medical experts explain that if woman who is Rh (–) negative conceives with a man who is Rh (+) positive, the baby is at higher risk of developing some health problem.

  1. Blood type and workout

Individuals with blood type A are more prone to stress than others and they should do relaxation exercises such as yoga or meditation. People who have blood type B like challenges in their life and they should practice activities that will balance their body and free spirit. These individuals should try tennis, mountain climbing and martial arts.

  1. Blood type and emergencies

Despite the fact that most of people forget to do this, it is highly advisable to have some kind of personal info regarding your blood type. You can put it in your wallet, bag, pocket, etc. In case of emergency and need of blood transfusion this information will save time on checking your blood type.