Oct 28, 2008
recently diagnosed positive, CD4 is 500 so not on meds yet. I enjoy protein shakes in the morning, and wondering if there is a recommendation on what would be good in a shake to boost immune system.
Response from Mr. Vergel
All claims of improved immune function with whey protein have not been proven in HIV. Having said so, if you can tolerate whey protein, just buy the cheapest product you can find via HIV buyers clubs like the houstonbuyersclub.com
You can mix whey protein with fruit, flaxseed oil, almond oil, soluble fiber products like citrucell, creatine products, glutamine, etc You can also ass whey protein to your oatmeal in the morning or to white sauces when you cook. Just make sure you do not heat it up too high since that may affect some of the good qualities of the protein.
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