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Blood Type Diet

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Simply put, if you bought this book, you got guru'ed.

Just like any other diet, it "works" because of food avoidance.

"Dieters are also encouraged to scale back on sugar and processed foods while adding more whole foods into the mix."

Ya don't say.

So why do folks continually look for rituals and restrictions that a straight forward concept less than straight forward? I haven't figured that one out yet.

Now please let me get back to my horoscope and 6 meals a day. Thank you.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GRACEFULIFE 10/19/2012 11:58AM

    d00d, I work one block away from the best cupcakes ever. They proved it by winning a WAR. Besides, all things in moderation. I almost never consume more than one cupcake in a day--though it's often two halves. I like variety.

The cupcakes are too expensive to eat often anyway, much less ever consider a bulk item.

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BREWMASTERBILL 10/19/2012 11:50AM

    If the beard length diet gets you to put down that bag of cupcakes, I'm in.

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GRACEFULIFE 10/19/2012 11:48AM

    "Ultimately, though, if it gets a few people to put down the bags of processed potato chips and candy bars, guru'd or not they'll at least be healthier than before. "

I don't entirely disagree, but when it comes down to "ends justify the means" type arguments, when you make one you put yourself on a VERY slippery slope.

I'm all for people getting healthier but I'm not for deception, particularly self-deception. But I probably should change that view, since people DO seem to enjoy it. Then I could claim that I'm promoting HAPPINESS! Who doesn't want that?

Seriously, beard length optimization DOES work--you should try it sometime.

Maybe I could start a little circus. Our motto would be "No fat chicks--but plenty of bearded ladies!"

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BLUE42DOWN 10/19/2012 2:41AM

    I'm amused to read this because I was thinking today about my own choices in food (such as a refusal to get on the "sugar is poison" bandwagon.) What came to mind was the fact that I want to get to a certain level of fitness first, be maintaining that weight and fitness level, and only THEN experiment with food more.

Ultimately, though, if it gets a few people to put down the bags of processed potato chips and candy bars, guru'd or not they'll at least be healthier than before.

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REXTINE1 10/18/2012 1:49PM

    So far you have found one believer.

PS - that is "anecdotal" evidence.

Comment edited on: 10/18/2012 1:51:04 PM

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GRACEFULIFE 10/18/2012 10:17AM

    True, but then they could go lift for kazakhstan.

Number One! Greatest country in the world!

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BREWMASTERBILL 10/18/2012 10:16AM

    I have heard of the beard length diet. I have friends that have done it with great success. However, women tend to shy away from it. They complain that as the beard lengthens it makes them bulky and muscular.

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GRACEFULIFE 10/18/2012 10:11AM

    I diet based on my beard length. I've done extensive research and experimentation with it. I get to eat more, feel great, sleep well, and enjoy an active lifestyle because my body is better able to function when it's in harmony with my beard. My wife and dog even came back, and my truck runs good too.

I thought of this diet when I heard that Chuck Norris doesn't have a chin under his beard--just another fist.

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GOTTAPLAN4U 10/18/2012 10:06AM

  You know why thi$ happen$$$$$$$

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FEB_SHOWERS16 10/18/2012 9:44AM

    I disagree. I've followed the Blood Type diet (for the most part) for about 6 years and have done extensive research and experimentation with it. It has worked wonders for me. I get to eat more, feel great, sleep well, and enjoy an active lifestyle because my body is better able to utilize what I'm consuming. I don't feel restricted or ritualistic at all- and I hate rules. I use the Blood Type diet for general guidelines in the choices I make and it's changed my life.

Everyone I know who follows these guidelines is extraordinarily healthy.

I'm not on a mission to convert everyone to this method of living. And I'm not guru-minded. I simply found something that has really worked for me.

So there.

Comment edited on: 10/18/2012 9:54:12 AM

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62NVON 10/18/2012 9:18AM

    I find it hard to keep up with all the "rules" for various diets. I much prefer eating more whole foods and less processed foods, both in proper portions combined with exercise. Easy-peasy!

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BIGPAWSUP 10/18/2012 9:04AM

    People want a quick fix and something easy. They also don't want to be told they Have to get up off the couch and a large pizza isn't a single serving. Nope, easier to believe it's their "blood's" fault.

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