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27 Sep 2011

hallo, I would like to know what is your take on the blood type diet ? &  if it will work if I have pcos (i''ve read your answer to the previous pcos q, &  have basically done everything already) bmi is about 30 (which is too high)..
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01 Jan 0001

Dear YG
I hope you are also receiving medical treatment for your PCOS? If not, discuss the use of Gluophage and other medications with your gynae or physician. I am personally not convinced that the so-called 'blood diets' are based on sound scientific proof. Why all individuals who have blood type O should be "allergic" to wheat, etc, and that this "allergy" should cause weight gain, does not make sense to me. I would recommend that you return to your dietitian so that she can fine-tune your low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-GI diet to achieve weightloss and reduce raised insulin levels that are usually associated with PCOS. I also hope you are managing to do some aerobic exercise every day, not only to stimulate your metabolism and promote weightloss, but also to reduce your blood insulin levels.
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