Foods to Avoid (Pollution Foods) – Type O

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: Oranges, Strawberries, Tangerines

Sub-Acid Fruits: Blackberries

Sweet Fruits: Plantains, litchi

Melons:  Cantaloupe, Honeydew

Carbs/Starches: Bulgur Wheat Flour, Couscous Flour, Durum Wheat Flour, Gluten Flour, Graham Flour, Oat Flour, Soba Noodles, Semolina Pasta, Spinach Pasta, Sprouted Wheat Flour, White Flour, Whole Wheat Flour, Cornmeal, Cornflakes, Cream of Wheat, Farina, Grape Nuts, Wheat Bagels, Corn Muffins, Durum Wheat, English Muffins, High Protein Bread, Multi Grain Bread, Oat Bran, Oatmeal, Oat Bran Muffins, Pumpernickel, Seven Grain, Shredded Wheat, Sprouted Wheat Bread, Wheat Bran, Wheat Germ, Wheat Bran Muffins, Wheat Matzos, Whole Wheat Bread, Red Potatoes, White Potatoes

Fats/Oils: Corn Oil, Cotton Seed Oil, Peanut Oil, Safflower Oil

Protein Starch: Peanuts, Peanut Butter, Copper Beans, Kidney Beans, Navy Beans, Tamarind Beans, Domestic Lentils, Green Lentils, Red Lentils

Protein Flesh: Bacon, Goose, Ham, Pork, Barracuda, Catfish, Caviar, Conch, Herring (pickled), Lox (Smoked Salmon), Octopus

Protein Fat: American Cheese, Blue Cheese, Brie, Buttermilk, Camembert, Casein, Cheddar, Coconut, Colby, Cottage, Cream Cheese, Edam, Emmenthal, Goat Milk, Gouda, Gruyere, Ice Cream, Jarlsburg, Kefir, Monterey Jack, Munster, Parmesan, Provolone, Neufchatel, Ricotta, String Cheese, Skim or 2% Milk, Swiss, Whey, Whole Milk, Yogurt (all), Brazil Nuts, Cashew Nuts, Pistachios, Poppy Seeds, Avocado, Black Olives, Greek Olives, Spanish Olives

Non-Starchy Veggies:  Chinese Cabbage, Red Cabbage, White Cabbage, Eggplant, Domestic Mushrooms, Shiitake Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Alfalfa Sprouts, Brussels Sprouts

Mildly Starchy Veggies: Cauliflower, Corn (white), Corn (yellow), Rhubarb

Juices/Fluids: Apple, Apple Cider, Cabbage, Orange

Condiments: Ketchup, Dill Pickles, Kosher Pickles, Sweet Pickles, Sour Pickles, Relish

Spices: Capers, Cinnamon, Cornstarch, Corn Syrup, Nutmeg, Ground Black Pepper, White Pepper, Vanilla, Apple Cider Vinegar, Balsamic Vinegar, Red Wine Vinegar, White Vinegar

Herbal Teas: Alfalfa, Aloe, Burdock, Coltsfoot, Corn Silk, Echinacea, Gentian, Goldenseal, Red Clover, Rhubarb, St. John’s Wort, Senna, Shepherd’s Purse, Strawberry Leaf, Yellow Dock

Misc. Beverages: Coffee (reg and decaf), Distilled Liquor, Cola Soda, Diet Soda, Other Sodas, Black Tea (reg and decaf)