Medulla body types have a low forehead with heavy eyebrows. May have difficulty gaining weight. Average, proportionate torso. Able to attain moderate muscular definition with exercise; requires sustained exercise to lose weight. Weight gain begins in lower abdomen, upper thighs and back (women), or as soft thickening of waist excluding abdomen (men). Men generally have full head of hair with minimal hair loss.
Are You a Medulla Body Type?
You Might Be, If ...
Celebrities with a Medulla Body Type include:
Frida Kahlo, Dr. Oz, Jane Seymour, Madonna, Ronald Reagan, George Clooney, Leonardo Dicaprio, Tommy Lee Jones, Stephen King
Meals - The Medulla body type has a unique system, where eating a vegetable, even a few bites, for breakfast before eating any other food activates the digestive system and enhances assimilation. Lunch an be heavy and eaten between 10:30am and 3:00pm. Dinner is best with vegetables, legumes, and/or grains, but no protein or fruit. Protein can be eaten again after 9:00pm.
Food Additives - Your body has a hard time clearing chemicals and food additives out of your system, so it it best to avoid them and focus on organic and chemical free chicken and turkey.
Exercise - Medulla types build muscle easily, so losing weight with exercise requires a sustained activity of 3 hours or more, like walking, hiking, or cross-country skiing.
A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Medulla Body Type include: Chemical-fed chicken or turkey, nonfat milk, ice cream, whole wheat bread or crackers, squash, zuccini, sweet potatoes, blueberries, strawberries, artificial sweeteners such as Equal or Nutrasweet, margarine, chocolate desserts, diet sodas
The Core Emotional Issues of the Medulla Body Type are Restriction, Failure
I am steady, stable, responsible, patient and persistent. I love structure, order and stability. I keep my promises and follow through. I have a strong, inquiring mind. I am open to new ideas but cautious about getting into new situations. I like to study subjects in depth. I am sensitive to people, with a strong nurturing side and deep caring and compassion. I like to help people individually, and the human race in general.
My body is basically strong and durable. I can drive and push myself, especially at work. When stressed I go into overdrive and become hyper with nervous energy, and even scattered. I have environmental and health sensitivities to chemicals, antibiotics, and pollutants. My neck is prone to stiffness and rigidity. Mental rigidity can lead to indecisiveness if not controlled. I have a strong aversion to change, sometimes avoiding it at all costs.
I am known for my consistency and persistence. I am undaunted by time or trends, and am unwavering in my activities and beliefs. I have an unusual resolve for doing what I choose. I have an abundance of patience, and possess an intense sense of responsibility and loyalty, especially once I have identified with a group or a cause. My high sense of responsibility makes me a patient teacher, and the appreciation of my students, clients or patients makes it all worthwhile. I thrive when I am appreciated. I am patient with a systematic, logical approach. Appreciation from my students or others keeps me motivated. My strong mental focus and my fear of failure keeps me consistently alert and up to date in my field.