Debunking diet myths

I don’t think I’ve met a person who hasn’t heard of the ‘Blood-Type’ diet. Made famous by naturopath Peter D'Adamo his book  Eat Right For Your Type went on to become a New York Times best-seller, selling over 7 million copies in more than 60 different languages.

That was in 1996, but it’s taken 18 years for researchers to prove that the diet that recommends varying nutritional needs by blood type is as ridiculous as it sounds.

The theory is that adhering to a diet specific to one’s blood group can improve health and decrease the