Highly Beneficial (Healing) Foods – Type A

This list has been compiled from New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Peter J. D’ Adamo’s book Eat Right For Your Type.

Acid Fruits: Cranberries, Grapefruit, Lemons, Pineapple

Sub-Acid Fruits: Apricots, Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries,Cherries, Dark, Green and Red Plums

Sweet Fruits: Dried and Fresh figs, Prunes, Raisins

Melons (There are no highly beneficial foods for this category, so the listed foods are NEUTRAL): Canang, Casaba, Crenshaw, Christmas, Musk, Spanish, Watermelon

Carbs/Starches: Essene bread, Ezekiel bread, Rice Cakes, Soya Flour Bread, Sprouted Wheat Bread, Buckwheat, Kasha, Oat Flour, Rice Flour, Soba Noodles, Artichoke Pasta, Jerusalem Artichokes, Parsnips, Amaranth, Rye Flour

Protein Fat: Pumpkin seeds, Tofu, Soya Cheese**, Soy Milk**

**good dairy alternative

Fats/Oils: Linseed (flaxseed)Oil, Olive Oil

Protein Starch: Aduke beans, Azuki beans, Black Beans, Pinto beans, Red Soy Beans, Domestic Lentils, Green Lentils, Red Lentils, Black-eyed peas, Peanuts, Peanut Butter

Protein Flesh: Carp, Cod, Grouper, Mackerel, Monkfish, Pickerel, Red Snapper, Rainbow Trout, Salmon, Sardine, Sea Trout, Silver Perch, Snail, Whitefish, Yellow Perch

Non-Starchy Veggies: Beet Leaves, Broccoli, Chickory, Collard greens, Dandelion, Escarole, Garlic, Horseradish, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leek, Romaine lettuce, Okra, Red onions, Spanish onions, Yellow onions, Parsley, Alfalfa Sprouts, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Tempeh, Green Beans

Mildly Starchy Veggies: Domestic artichoke, Pumpkin, Carrots, Turnips

Juices/Fluids: Apricot, Carrot, Celery, Black Cherry, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Prune, Water with Lemon

Condiments: Mustard, Jam/Jelly***, Pickles (all), Relish, Salad dressings***

All above but mustard are neutral foods

***from appropriate blood type A foods

Spices: Barley Malt,Blackstrap Molasses, Garlic, Ginger, Miso, Soy Sauce, Tamari

Herbal Teas: Alfalfa, Aloe, Burdock, Chamomile, Echinacea, Fenugreek, Ginger, Ginseng, Green Tea, Hawthorn, Milk Thistle, Rose Hips, Saint John’s Wort, Slippery Elm, Valerian

Misc. Beverages: Coffee (Decaf and Regular), Green Tea, Red Wine