According to a recent report by Mail Online, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is to list processed meat, including cured and smoked meat such as bacon, burgers and sausages, alongside other carcinogenic substances such as cigarettes, arsenic and asbestos.
In fact, this is no new “news,” as Dr. Peter D’Adamo already wrote in his 1996 New York Times Bestseller “Eat Right 4 Your Type” about the negative impact of cured and smoked meat on health. He also made a distinction that Type A individuals, who have a much lower level of stomach acid, have an especially high risk for cancer as a result of consuming processed meat, because: “The Indican Scale shows that a toxic food entering your system is magnified to 90 times the effect on someone for whom it is not toxic. For example, if a Type A eats a processed or cured food, such as bologna (salami), the nitrates are magnified 90 times in the negative impact they have because Type As are particularly susceptible to stomach cancer and the toxic effects of nitrites.”
The WHO ruling is said to have included fresh red meat in the “encyclopedia of carcinogens” and is likely to be ranked as only slightly less dangerous than the preserved products. This is actually a one-size-fits-all conclusion, because Type O individuals, who have a high level of stomach acid, are capable of digesting red meat very well, and grass-fed red meat even have medicinal value to Type Os, according to Dr. D’Adamo. So Type Os should not worry too much, as long as they stick to lean grass-fed red meat, especially beef. However, Type As, who have a very low level of stomach acid, as well as Type ABs, whose level of stomach acid is lower but slightly higher than their Type A counterparts, should avoid red meat at all costs. Their inability to digest red meat would cause the resulting toxins to accumulate in the body and increase their risk of cancer. As for Type Bs, beef is a Neutral food, which means that it is neither beneficial nor harmful. Grass-fed lamb meat, on the other hand, is highly beneficial for Type Bs.
Back to processed meat–Should it be avoided by all blood types? The answer is “yes” due to the toxic effects of nitrites.
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