The Body Type Diet

The Kidney Body Type Diet

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Kidney body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Kidney body type women are usually petite to average in height, with medium bone structure and shoulders relatively even with hips. They have a defined or well defined waist, and a strong, sturdy body with muscular thighs. Weight gain is in the lower body, beginning in the entire upper 2/3 of thighs, which can extend to inner knees. Little or no gain in the abdomen.

Kidney body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Kidney body type men typically have a swimmer's build, with broad shoulders and a long, slender torso, presenting a slender, muscular appearance. They can range from average to tall, with medium to large bone structure. Torso muscular definition is relatively easy to achieve. Generally not prone to weight gain; weight gain begins as thickening of waist with little or no gain in abdomen; abdomen gain as solid musculature.

Key Nutritional Support for the Kidney Body Type

  • Have a heavy lunch with protein, no fruit
  • Have a light dinner without dense protein
  • Olive oil once a day builds the immune system
  • Rotate foods
  • Eat bananas and vegetables
  • Best fat sources: olive oil, almond, peanuts, butter, and dairy (cheese and yogurt)
  • Drink a minimum of 64 ounces of water a day; drink water before and after meals, not with meals
  • Occasional desserts are best as an evening snack
  • Minimize refined grains
  • Salsa and other spicy foods stimulate the lymphatic system

Key Weight Loss Points for the Kidney Body Type

  • Rotate foods, eating as many different foods as possible
  • Have a light breakfast (heavy if sensitive or protein deficient)
  • May include midafternoon snack
  • Observe the following intervals between meals: 4 to 6 hours between breakfast and lunch, 5 to 7 hours between lunch and dinner, and 3 to 4 hours between lunch and a mid-afternoon snack
  • Decrease carbohydrates and increase protein

Celebrities with a Kidney Body Type include:
Alanis Morissette, Brad Pitt, Kathy Rigby, Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton, Mary Lou Retton, Shawn Johnson

When Energy is Low, Kidney Body Types Crave:

Sweets, especially chocolate, ice cream, peppermint, mint chocolates; carbohydrates, like pastry, pizza, doughnuts, cereals, corn, rice, wheat. Protein, such as peanut butter, yogurt, cheese, steak; fruit, like bananas, oranges, apples, raisins, fruit juices; coffee; Mexican foods.

Kidney Body Type Diet - Foods to Avoid

A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Kidney Body Type include: Milk, yogurt, ice cream, black-eyed peas, lentils, breads including buckwheat, oat, raisin and whole wheat; maple syrup, artificial sweeteners such as Equal or Nutrasweet, mayonnaise, margarine, horseradish, chocolate desserts, blue corn chips, potato chips, coffee, diet sodas.

Recommended Exercise for the Kidney Body Type

Yoga, stretching, Callanetics, tennis, running, and walking; exercise 4 times a week

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

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