The Body Type Diet

The Balanced Body Type Diet

Lose, Gain or Maintain Weight the Healthy Way by
Eating Right for Your Body Type

Balanced body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Women with Balanced body type can range from petite to tall, with small to medium bone structure, and a defined waist. They characteristically are either long-waisted with short-to-average legs, or short-waisted with long legs. Buttocks appear somewhat flat due to blending into thighs. Initial weight gain occurs in upper thighs, lower abdomen and waist, and hips.

Balanced body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Men with Balanced body type can range from average to very tall, often with wide hips. They are characterized by either a long torso with short legs, or short torso with long legs. Shoulders may be even with, to moderately broader than, hips. A natural abdominal layer may hide muscular definition in the torso even with exercise.

Key Nutritional Support for the Balanced Body Type

  • Get adequate protein and fat, especially at lunch
  • For breakfast, emphasize carbohydrates with moderate fat
  • For lunch, emphasize protein and fat
  • For dinner, emphasize vegetables
  • Rotation and variety of foods is essential
  • Best fat sources: dense protein (chicken, turkey, eggs, fish, and beef) and butter
  • Drink a minimum of 64 ounces of water a day; drink water before and after meals, not with meals
  • Balance raw and cooked vegetables
  • Restrict fruit to breakfast and mid-morning and evening snacks
  • Balance choices from all food groups
  • May include snacks
  • Occasional desserts are best as an evening snack
  • When rebuilding body, increase protein; breakfast may be heavy with protein
  • Vegetarian diets are inadequate

Key Weight Loss Points for the Balanced Body Type

  • Avoid caffeine, sugar, and stimulants (including mahuang and alcohol)
  • Eat a light dinner, consuming most of calories at breakfast and lunch
  • Eliminate starches at dinner, especially breads and grains with wheat
  • Reduce dairy, dried fruit, and honey
  • Limit portion size
  • Eat fruit only for breakfast – may have with lunch or dinner (varies from person to person)
  • Avoid snacking after dinner
  • Rotate foods
  • To keep weight off, lose it slowly

Celebrities with a Balanced Body Type include:
Alicia Keys, Jessica Biel, Ryan Seacrest, Gwyneth Paltrow, Bradley Cooper, Katy Perry, Bill Clinton, Deepak Chopra, Chelsea Handler, Jamie Foxx, Fred Astaire, Tina Turner, Liberace, John F. Kennedy, Ryan Reynolds, Justin Trudeau, Jessica Simpson

When Energy is Low, Balanced Body Types Crave:

Sweets (pastries, cookies, chocolate – especially Reese’s™ peanut butter cups); fruit (strawberries as child); carbohydrates (popcorn, white and wheat breads, hoagie sandwich, pizza); fats; or salty foods like chips, processed meats; drinks with caffeine.

Balanced Body Type Diet - Foods to Avoid

A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Balanced Body Type include: Lamb, ham, bacon, sausage, duck, sea bass, milk, nonfat yogurt, ice cream, roasted cashews, peanut butter, wheat crackers, whole wheat bread, cooked cabbage, raw onions, grapefruit, grapes, oranges, plums, strawberries, orange juice, mayonnaise, margarine, chocolate desserts, beer, champagne, gin, scotch, vodka, whisky, Pepsi, diet Coke.

Recommended Exercise for the Balanced Body Type

Variety is essential. Exercise may include Pilates, dancing, walking, hiking, bicycling, swimming, rebounding, weight lifting, baseball, or tennis.

Complete nutritional and dietary details including food lists and sample menus, as well as the complete personality profile, are contained in the 60-page Balanced Body Type Profile and Diet book and ebook.

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