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Fascinating stuff on the blood types. As Ananda points out in an earlier message, she has picked up the 'blood type diet' paradigm. It sounds like one of those pseudo-science ideas to me. I can't think of any serious scientific research that could have proven that any blood type 'originated' with a lifestyle. Ancient DNA samples are very rare and basing any generalizations to entire populations based on those very sparse samples would be very risky. It seems unlikely that even a rigorous scientific proof that these diets really work for people of a given blood type might be possible. But if it 'works' for some people, what the heck.

Oddly, though, l recall always hearing/reading that type O was rarer than A and B, with only AB being rarer. Yet according to what you have dug up "Blood type O, in man is by far the most common in virtually every racial group." and there are entire populations that are nearly pure type O. Interesting.

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The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 1638 Paul Cochrane 27-Feb-04 06:28
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 412 Anne-Marie 27-Feb-04 07:13
Moderator Note 396 Jaimi 27-Feb-04 21:17
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 396 Lee McGiffen 27-Feb-04 12:32
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 450 Kboldt 27-Feb-04 14:00
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 400 fiascohoho 27-Feb-04 14:49
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 417 Lee McGiffen 27-Feb-04 15:10
D'Adamo... talk about synchronicity 463 ananda 27-Feb-04 16:33
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 377 fiascohoho 27-Feb-04 16:35
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 621 SunSword 27-Feb-04 18:36
Need source for your claim 431 ananda 27-Feb-04 18:57
Re: Need source for your claim 444 SunSword 27-Feb-04 22:19
No source or evidence? 457 ananda 27-Feb-04 22:44
Re: No source or evidence? 402 fiascohoho 28-Feb-04 00:10
Re: No source or evidence? 473 SunSword 28-Feb-04 00:40
Re: Need source for your claim 445 Zosimos 27-Feb-04 23:04
Re: Need source for your claim 432 ananda 28-Feb-04 00:44
Are you assuming... 349 ananda 29-Feb-04 20:15
Re: Are you assuming... 385 SunSword 01-Mar-04 14:39
Re: Are you assuming... 407 ArmchairObserver 01-Mar-04 15:50
Re: Are you assuming... 392 SunSword 01-Mar-04 17:23
Re: Need source for your claim 299 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 04:26
Blood Types 436 jameske 28-Feb-04 15:51
Re: Blood Types 432 Lee McGiffen 29-Feb-04 12:30
Re: Blood Types 335 jameske 29-Feb-04 14:40
Re: Blood Types 442 ananda 29-Feb-04 15:36
Re: Blood Types 418 jameske 01-Mar-04 14:09
Re: Blood Types 426 SunSword 29-Feb-04 18:15
Re: Blood Types 429 jameske 01-Mar-04 14:03
Re: Blood Types 404 Paul Cochrane 01-Mar-04 03:16
Re: Blood Types 448 Lee McGiffen 01-Mar-04 11:32
Re: Blood Types 731 Paul Cochrane 03-Mar-04 01:09
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 398 ArmchairObserver 27-Feb-04 16:15
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 417 ananda 27-Feb-04 16:44
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 438 ArmchairObserver 27-Feb-04 17:40
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 416 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 04:48
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 470 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 04:43
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 425 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 04:18
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 427 Mark Staab 27-Feb-04 16:48
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 438 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 04:55
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 387 Mark Staab 28-Feb-04 05:43
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 424 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 06:22
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 444 Zosimos 27-Feb-04 17:01
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 408 Mark Staab 27-Feb-04 17:17
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 445 Zosimos 27-Feb-04 18:25
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 478 Mark Staab 27-Feb-04 19:53
Mod remark 436 Kees 27-Feb-04 20:13
Re: Mod remark 464 Mark Staab 27-Feb-04 22:08
Re: Mod remark 386 Zosimos 27-Feb-04 22:36
Re: Mod remark 404 Mark Staab 27-Feb-04 23:27
Moderator note 423 Jaimi 28-Feb-04 04:29
Re: Moderator note 409 Mark Staab 28-Feb-04 05:46
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 439 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 05:08
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 408 fisherman 27-Feb-04 17:41
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 417 Paul Cochrane 28-Feb-04 05:41
Belief, Proof and what does it matter 402 Elizabeth Newton 29-Feb-04 06:54
Re: Belief, Proof and what does it matter 389 fiascohoho 29-Feb-04 08:30
Re: Belief, Proof and what does it matter 414 Elizabeth Newton 29-Feb-04 11:52
Re: Belief, Proof and what does it matter 425 Elizabeth Newton 29-Feb-04 14:07
Re: Belief, Proof and what does it matter 428 fiascohoho 29-Feb-04 15:40
Re: Belief, Proof and what does it matter 430 Paul Cochrane 01-Mar-04 03:56
Re: Belief, Proof and what does it matter 393 Paul Cochrane 01-Mar-04 03:32
Re: Belief, Proof and what does it matter 423 Elizabeth Newton 01-Mar-04 15:00
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 432 Trygve Hogebol 29-Feb-04 18:37
Re: The shroud of Turin and synchronicity 357 Paul Cochrane 01-Mar-04 04:24


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