The Body Type Diet

The Pineal Body Type Diet

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Pineal body type diet, characteristics and personality traits

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 diet, characteristics and personality traits

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.

Key Nutritional Support for the Pineal Body Type

  • Eat majority of protein at lunch between 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, although fish may be included at dinner
  • Frequent small meals are often better than large; may include snacks
  • Rotation is important - no more than 2 consecutive days per food
  • Best fat sources: olive oil, nuts (roasted cashews, hazelnuts), seeds (sunflower and pumpkin), dense protein (fish, eggs, chicken, turkey), and cheese
  • Best source of the three amino acids threonine, isoleucine, and cystine: tuna, sesame seeds, chicken and salmon
  • 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
  • May have up to 3 eggs at each of 3 meals per week
  • May have potatoes every day
  • Avoid fruit for dinner
  • Eat most vegetables steamed or cooked
  • Protein deficiencies are common when under prolonged stress
  • Make lunch the largest meal; emphasize protein
  • For dinner, minimize protein, but may include fish

Key Weight Loss Points for the Pineal Body Type

  • May include snacks
  • Consume majority of food before 2:00 PM

Celebrities with a Pineal Body Type include:
Ron Howard, Barbara DeAngelis, Louise Hay, Barack Obama, Don Cheadle, Gisele DeAngelis, Tyra Banks

When Energy is Low, Pineal Body Types Crave:

Sweets, especially ice cream and chocolate; carbohydrates; stimulants containing caffeine (coffee, colas); carbonated fruit drinks.

Pineal Body Type Diet - Foods to Avoid

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.

Recommended Exercise for the Pineal Body Type

5 times per week, ideally before 3 p.m. Most beneficial: biking, Callanetics, walking. Also helpful: swimming, weights, aerobics, Stairmaster or Rebounder.

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

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