The Body Type Diet

The Lung Body Type Diet

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

Lung body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Lung body type women range from petite to average in height. They have characteristically high cheekbones with a square or V-shaped jaw, often with a prominent chin. They have a defined waist, and the upper body is often a size smaller than the lower body. They have a pear body shape - weight gain occurs in the lower body - beginning in the lower abdomen, waist and upper hips, with little or no gain in the thighs.

Lung body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

Lung body type men have a torso which characteristically appears straight from the front but tapered and more dominant from the back. They have medium bone structure and may range from short to tall. Their shoulders are broader than their hips, and they have a tendency to develop a rounded upper back giving a stooped appearance. They have solid musculature in the abdomen where they can attain muscular definition with basic exercise. Their thighs and calves are thin to average.

Key Nutritional Support for the Lung Body Type

  • Have a heavy breakfast, emphasizing protein
  • Have a moderate lunch, emphasizing vegetables
  • Have a light dinner, with no fruit
  • Best fat sources include olive oil; macadamia and pine nuts; pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds
  • 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
  • Eating sweets between 8:00-10:00 PM may result in waking up around 3:00-4:00 AM; eating cheese or cheese and crackers often allows one to go back to sleep
  • May include nuts and seeds for snack, especially mid-morning
  • Peppermint tea aids digestion and assimilation
  • Eat pine nuts, rice with steamed kale, collards, and Swiss chard
  • Best bread is sprouted, either 7-grain or multi-grain
  • Sodas and carbonated beverages can inhibit oxygen uptake
  • Milk aggravates the lungs
  • Peppermint tea aids digestion and assimilation

Key Weight Loss Points for the Lung Body Type

  • Add lemon juice or a drop of peppermint oil to drinking water
  • Exercise
  • Reduce fruit; eliminate sugar

Celebrities with a Lung Body Type include:
Cameron Diaz, Matt Damon, Harrison Ford, John Denver, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Chrissy Tiegan, Mel Gibson, John McEnroe, David Spade, Gary Young

When Energy is Low, Lung Body Types Crave:

Sweets, like chocolate candy bars, cakes, cookies, puddings; fruit; carbohydrates, such as breads, pasta; dairy, like frozen yogurt, yogurt; nuts, particularly walnuts or pine nuts, sandwiches, or chips; coffee.

Lung Body Type Diet - Foods to Avoid

A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Lung Body Type include: Milk, flavored yogurt, ice cream, buckwheat, whole wheat including wheat bran or germ, wheat breads and crackers, and english muffins; artificial sweeteners such as Equal or Nutrasweet, mayonnaise, margarine, regular or diet sodas, french fries, fried foods.

Recommended Exercise for the Lung Body Type

Walking, swimming, dancing, kick-boxing, Pilates, and lower-body exercises.

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

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