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Can bananas prevent HIV?
Apr 22, 2011

I was reading an article about Bananas supposedly being able to prevent HIV infection better than the 2 most current HIV drugs. This article seems completely bogus, but I wanted to ask an expert opinion before completely disregarding it.

I've provided the link, so you can read over the article if you'd like to.

http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/bananas-prevent-hiv-infection

I look forward to your response.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

While I don't believe bananas work better than currently available antiretroviral drugs, the banana connection is not completely bogus. See archives link below.

Dr. Bob

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q208752.html



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