Maybe you are familiar with the Blood Type Diet; it is a very effective diet based on every individual's blood type, and each of these have a distinct tendency to certain nutrients. This means that each person can follow the diet plan that has been recommended for his or her type, and experience all the health and weight loss benefits is has to offer. This will have an influence on the occurrence of allergies or other health issues in the body and can improve one's overall health and wellness significantly. With different characteristics, the nutrients we each need to consume keep our bodies healthy are also different.
Blood type B individuals tend to produce a higher than normal cortisol level; especially in stressful situations. Type B is also sensitive to a specific lectin found in various foods. This can result in inflammation and also subjects these individuals to a higher risk for developing Syndrome X, which can lead to susceptibility to slow growth, lingering viruses, and various autoimmune diseases. Type B individuals tend to have fewer risk factors to diseases, and tend to have a better physical fitness and mental wellbeing; compared to other types. But of course there is still a risk of various diseases that can have a negative impact on your health.
Various supplements and vitamins have been recommended to support our health. To be able to obtain effective results, you need to consider the type of vitamins or supplements you should consume for your specific type. For type B, there are some vitamins that are especially beneficial to consume.
The first vitamin is Magnesium. People who have blood type B have a greater tendency to magnesium deficiency which can lead to excess weight. Magnesium is very beneficial for proper energy metabolism, however, always do consult your doctor before you decide to take this vitamin, since this vitamin can also cause diarrhea, and should also be avoided by people with kidney or heart disease.
Another beneficial supplement is Licorice. People with blood type B have a special tendency to abnormalities in the digestive system related to stress. Licorice is a plant whose roots are very useful for treating indigestion, gastric reflux, and ulcers. These herbs are also recommended to help prevent stomach problems that occur in people with type B.
Type B's should also consider supplementing with elderberry. Elderberry is a plant that contains fruit compounds that might have antiviral and anti-inflammatory abilities. Several studies have shown that elderberry can help to treat fever and flu, and also to cure sinus infections.
All the suggestions made above are very beneficial for type B's and will help to maintain and improve their health. However, you are advised to consult with your doctor first before taking any additional supplementation.