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HIV And Nutrition

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HIv & Nutrition

Much is said about HIV related wasting and proper nutrition as a preventive measure, however little is spoken about the importance and correct nutritional habits one should have while experiencing the opposite, excessive weight gain. Although this...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
In general, losing weight with HIV is not much different than losing weight without HIV. It is never easy and requires decreasing calories while increasing exercise. It is important, if you have HIV not to go to extreme lengths that would shock the... Read more »

HIV and nutritional supplements

My question is should nutritional supplements be initiated at the time of a positive diagnosis, or... Read more »

Substance Abuse/HIV/Nutrition

I am working as a Meal Planner with a program that offers housing, counseling and meals for HIV+... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV and Nutrition, Exercise and Supplements

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Nutrition and Exercise forum ! Nutrition | Exercise and Body Image | Supplements Nutrition CD4 count and weight dropping: Any cause for concern? Do the antioxidants in black or green tea interact with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinical Infectious Diseases Examines Relationship Between HIV, Nutrition, Food Insecurity

"Despite calls from national and international organizations to integrate HIV and nutritional programs, data are lacking on how such programs can be effectively implemented in resource-poor settings, on the optimum content and duration of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: MANNA Launches HIV Nutrition Program

The Philadelphia-based Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutritional Alliance is launching in January a nutrition-education and meals outreach for people recently diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. MANNA's "Positively Nutritious" program involves a six-month... Read more »

Nutrition and HIV for Moms-to-Be

Table of Contents Before You Become Pregnant: Nutrition-Related Considerations Nutrition Considerations During and After Your Pregnancy Eating Right on a Tight Budget Maya Feller, M.S., R.D. Nowadays, more and more women living... Read more »
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HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005, 1 Reply
Ever since I lost my lover and a few friends when no meds were available, I have been following the frontlines and behind the lines of HIV. Its been 20 years. I am not an expert, but I know more about a lot of things than my own doctor does. And I... Read more »

P.S. to HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005
Get the Book

Built to Survive 3rd edition. Mooney and Vergel. Anybody want to talk about it lets share or pick my brains..... I have read to many posts that are sad, how about those who are willing to fight back!!!! Get your body to fight back, its... Read more »

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6

The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers.

It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute.

Th... Read more »

Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose Dietary Supplements!

Are you aware youre loosing your rights to choose? Have you noticed your choices of natural health products for optimizing your health are disappearing?

Why? Because of legislation... Read more »