Eat Right 4 Your Type Diet

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  • Fooled Me At First---Now I Know Better!

    May 2, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: This "diet" book contributes to making people mindful of what they put in their mouths
    Cons: This book = the epitome of pseudo-science

    Summary: This book seems appealing at first. The author has a way of making your feel "special." The author also has a way of making your afraid that you've been eating the wrong food for your blood type, and THAT's the cause of ALL of your health related ... read more

  • It worked- moderately, only because of so many restrictions!

    Dec 3, 2005 by bablondie25 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Wellness & Beauty
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Worked minimally. Interesting concept. I don't know if it actually worked for food allergies.
    Cons: A-diet is too soy-rich. Too restrictive. Cuts out whole food groups.

    Summary: I was excited that a doctor was paying attention to my cries for help with thyroid weight I had gained. My naturopathic doctor that I decided to see recommended this book and diet instead of doing a food allergies test. She took my blood type and I was ... read more

  • Never thought I'd feel this good!!!!!!!!

    Sep 15, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: What I so needed!!!!! Simple, easy.
    Cons: If you don't want to, you won't. That's why some fail.

    Summary: I was over weight and needing help to get myself back on track physically and mentally. After getting married my family friend stopped me in a store and said "try this", "it has changed my life". I thought... what ever... like this would work. I would be ... read more

  • Eat Right for your Type diet, Minor eating changes required for me

    May 11, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of choices between Highly Beneficial and Neutral. Got me off of my plateau.
    Cons: Some of my fave foods are in the AVOID area.

    Summary: Earlier I wrote a review and posted it incorrectly in this category. I wrote more of a review of the book than the actual diet so this will hopefully fix that problem and be more towards the actual diet and it's results etc from my humble ... read more

  • A Great Diet For Some People

    Mar 21, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: None.
    Cons: If you're not type O, everything.

    Summary: I first heard of this diet four years ago at a family Christmas gathering where a formally chunky niece breezed in wearing skin tight clothes and looking as slim as a model. When pressed for details she revealed she had been following the Eat Right For ... read more

  • Someone's Get Rich Quick Scheme That Worked

    Jan 10, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It beats stimulant diets.
    Cons: No scientific basis, restrictive, expensive

    Summary: Welcome to the next fad diet that people are all going to laugh at in a few years. Your blood - what could be more important? It flows through your entire body, carries nutrients, oxygen, water - so why not make everyone believe that blood type is the ... read more

  • Not a diet!

    Jul 24, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Best book on healthy eating I've ever read
    Cons: You may have to give up some favorite foods but the results are amazing

    Summary: I had suffered with severe, itchy excema for 2 years. Doctors (internist, dermatologist, specialist at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore) offered me little more than cortizone cream which is really bad for the immune system. I showed my closest friends the ... read more

  • Atkins Veterans, Please Read

    Jul 19, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: an elegant theory worthy of more medical exploration; book contains interesting explanations; relatives did well
    Cons: inventor seems a little greedy; i am irredeemable

    Summary: I'm writing this more because I feel pretty sure there's something to this diet than because I have directly benefitted from it or been failed by it. I actually received the book by accident in a shipment of other books back in 1997. The ... read more

  • Probably best book on diet out there.

    Mar 25, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Well referenced, one of the rare diets that does more than help you lose weight.
    Cons: Hard to cook for members of family with different blood types.

    Summary: Except that most diet book readers want fast weight loss and not much else. This book/concept is different. You tend to eat with perhaps a greater sensitivity to what you have adapted to, via genetics, etc. In talking to people in my book store who were ... read more

  • At last, eating plans that work for everyone!

    Jan 3, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Well-researched, makes sense, easy to follow, diet in the sense of 'eating plan'
    Cons: Should not be categorised with weight-loss diets. This is about healthy eating.

    Summary: I had mixed feelings about this book until a friend persuaded me to give it a try. In fact it was the later book, 'Live Right 4 your type' that I read first; the 'Eat right..' book is now a little out of date as a great deal more research has been done, ... read more

  • ~Eat Right For Your Type~

    Sep 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Works but not overnight!
    Cons: Nothing works fast, not even this lifestyle change!

    Summary: I bought this book about two years after the birth of my two daughters. Before my pregnancy, I weighed 143 lbs, and at 5'9", this was slim enough for me. I am a truck driver so I am muscular (muscle weighs more than fat.). After my two daughters, ... read more

  • Is It My Blood Type Or The Diet That Disappoints Me So Much?

    May 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very informative book with very interesting information.
    Cons: The diet for me was unrealistic.

    Summary: I will outline the basics. What the book suggests is that all blood types are different and in order to achieve optimum health and maintain the proper weight you should eat a certain way in order to accommodate your bodies needs for your blood type. ... read more

  • Lifestyle Choice, I believe in it wholeheartedly.

    Apr 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I felt great and lost excess weight.
    Cons: Hard to get used to, difficult for me to give up wheat.

    Summary: Dr. Peter D'Adamo, the doctor who pioneered this "diet," was my mother physician and I also visited him a few times before his books were released. Not everyone interested in trying this diet will be fortunate enough to sit down with Dr. D'Adamo, but he ... read more

  • What type eats sundaes?

    Feb 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting Alternative to other diets
    Cons: Limited information, too general, hard to follow.

    Summary: This book is a very hot topic right now. Some say it's the greatest thing since, well, sliced bread, yet, there are others who think it's just another silly, overpriced, under-researched diet book. I fall into the second category. ... read more

  • Change Takes Time

    Nov 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It addresses individuality
    Cons: Challenging to cook for a family

    Summary: I first discovered this book about a year ago. I was browsing at Chapters a local bookstore.I love to spend time there finding out what's new.I had been searching for an answer to my weight problem. I was not convinced that the cookie cutter diets ... read more

  • It's a life choice, not a diet.

    Oct 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Raises your awareness to bodily responses to certain foods.
    Cons: Alternative food options provided are limited and this can discourage people if they can't figure out that there are many more available!

    Summary: My father has been a vegetarian for over 25 years now. Although he has not suffered any tremendous health problems, his diet has not alleviated certain afflictions. He started the "eat right for your type diet" and a couple of weeks into ... read more

  • Complicated and Boring

    Oct 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: clearer skin, was told I was glowing
    Cons: too restrictive, food items had to find

    Summary: I thought this diet was very restrictive. I did not need to lose weight at the time and was just trying to eat healthier. I did not lose or gain any weight. But did notice however, clearer skin. I also had a very had time finding a lot of the food items, ... read more

  • Save your money!

    Sep 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: none
    Cons: doesn't work, no basis in science

    Summary: OK, I know everyone is looking for the answer to the weight problem, and I can sympathize... I'm there, too. Unfortunately, this is NOT the answer. This is a poor attempt by the authors to make money on the wishful thinking of all the overweight ... read more

  • Impacts more than weight

    Sep 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to read
    Cons: strict following would be tough

    Summary: I recommend this book for anyone who wants to improve what they eat, try alternative methods of controlling health conditions, but not for those solely interested in losing weight. I was actually looking for a way to deal with my allergies other than ... read more

  • Society's misunderstanding of the word "Diet"

    Aug 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: improved health and well-being
    Cons: none really

    Summary: First, let me point out that DIET is a truly misunderstood word. Diet does not mean weight loss. Do you really believe that is why hospitals and or nursing homes, etc. employ Dietitians - to make all their patients or residents lose weight. I don't ... read more

  • Interesting theory, moderate results

    Jul 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Probably foods you naturally eat
    Cons: Won't make you lose significant weight

    Summary: Ok, first off, I have to say that I think the other reviews were too negative. True, this is a "fad diet," so don't expect the same success as you'd get if you suddenly started eating healthy and excercising. However, the theory behind this ... read more

  • Ridiculous!!!

    Jul 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Absolutely Nothing
    Cons: no scientific backing, ridiculous theories, cost more than a dime, dangerous

    Summary: What did I think of this product? Nothing, there is no way that I would even think of following such rubbish. Did I purchase the Book? NO! A little bit of time spent studying a biology book, or a human physiology text book, would dismiss ... read more

  • A waste of money and a waste of time.

    Jun 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works for some
    Cons: Is generally useless

    Summary: TYPE, SHMYPE, if you have more money than common sense, this diet is for you! There is a new diet fad every few months. Like the rest of them, this diet does not work. THE DIET Eat for your type is a diet based upon the premise that ... read more

  • It beats the Blow It Out Your Ass diet, but it still sucks

    Jun 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: its better than the blow it out your ass diet
    Cons: its a scam just like every other diet in the world

    Summary: Let me break down the current diet hysteria into the few categories they all seem to fit into: 1) Sensible dieting - These are your weight watchers and your Jenny Craig diets where they teach you how to count calories, ignore fat, and most ... read more

  • Ate Right for My Type -- Gained 5!

    Jun 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Learned lots about my blood type
    Cons: Boring, Boring, Boring!

    Summary: The first time I heard of the "Eat Right 4 Your Type" diet was in the spring of 1998 when I saw a couple who come to town once a year for a meeting. Both the man and the woman were on the heavy side, but not really obese in my opinion. ... read more

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  • Diet a scam; perhaps a white supremist conspiracy

    Nov 19, 2009 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Absolutely NONE whatsoever!
    Cons: Not based in fact, not researched, not truthful, ineffective, dangerous

    Summary: This diet is a scam at best. It seems suspicious to be a white supremist conspiracy at worst. The anthropological health and dietary facts contradict his theories. Most Black Americans and Native Americans have type O blood. Because of many reasons, the ... read more

  • Live right 4 your type

    Nov 30, 2006 by
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    Pros: the only methode I know, wich can be seriously taken for *prevention* and...and...and...and.....:-)
    Cons: negative is, until now no european trainingcenter is established :-(

    Summary: hello everyone :-) I am a healthpractioner in Switzerland and must tell you, that the way of cellnutrition as it is described in Dr. D'Adamo's books is one of the best ways to get healthy. The word diet is ok for USA, but not for Europe because it's ... read more

  • Best diet for me so far

    Nov 13, 2006 by
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    Pros: Weight loss, general better health
    Cons: Something you'll need to be on for a lifetime, Eating out is sometimes difficult

    Summary: I've been on Eat Right 4 Your Type for about 2 years now. After the first year I lost a total of 85 pounds. I went off the diet for a bit over year 2, and gained back 15 pounds. I am now back on it full time and have started losing the weight again. I ... read more

  • Eat Right for Your Type Diet

    Jul 2, 2005 by
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    Pros: This book provides great information which facilitates more healthy decision-making on a daily basis.
    Cons: It is a challenge to adapt to a completely different way of eating!

    Summary: Eat Right for Your Type is a comprehensive guide to the science behind what happens after food enters your body. D'Adamo explains the history of how blood types came to be and why. He lists food each type should avoid, what foods are neutral, and the ... read more

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