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'Tis the Season for Adherence: Holiday Tips for Living Well With HIV

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bag of fruits and vegetables

Too Much on Your Plate, Literally

The holidays may not be a time for focusing on tip-top nutrition, but you can think about balance in your holiday diet. Many people living with HIV already have problems with fatigue, and if the holidays have you running a mile a minute, fatigue can set in very naturally. You can offset feelings of holiday fatigue by balancing your plate of sweet favorites with some good-for-you staples:

"Having a taste of your favorite foods is great, but complement that with foods that are good for you. Finding a balance that works for you allows you to eat what you enjoy while making sure your body has the nutrients it needs for appropriate energy to allow you to stay active during this busy time of the year." -- Sarah Biel-Cunningham, M.S.W.

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