Pineal body type women characteristically have a small head in proportion to their body. They can range from petite to tall, with small to medium bone structure. They have a defined waist and shoulders are narrower than or even with hips. Their hair is usually thin and feet may be narrow. Initial weight gain pattern is lower body. Often have cellulite below buttocks, since childhood.
Pineal body type men characteristically have a small head in proportion to their body. They can range from short to very tall, with small to medium bone structure. Their shoulders may be even with, or moderately broader than, their hips. Average musculature and a natural abdominal protrusion result in a moderate ability to attain torso muscular definition with exercise.
Celebrities with a Pineal Body Type include:
Ron Howard, Barbara DeAngelis, Louise Hay, Barack Obama, Don Cheadle, Gisele DeAngelis, Tyra Banks
Sweets, especially ice cream and chocolate; carbohydrates; stimulants containing caffeine (coffee, colas); carbonated fruit drinks.
A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Pineal Body Type include: Pork, bacon, sausage, ice cream, almonds, peanuts, peanut butter, pine nuts, roasted sunflower seeds, navy and soy beans, buckwheat, multigrains including crackers and breads, red or green grapes, limes, pomegranates, dried apples, apricots, dates, figs, pineapples, prunes, raisins, juices including grapefruit, papaya, pineapple, and prune; molasses, saccharin, artificial sweeteners such as Equal and Nutrasweet, catsup, horseradish, margarine, salt, chocolate desserts, coffee, diet sodas.
5 times per week, ideally before 3 p.m. Most beneficial: biking, Callanetics, walking. Also helpful: swimming, weights, aerobics, Stairmaster or Rebounder.
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