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HIV And Nutrition

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HIV and Nutrition

We are trying to develop a diet for HIV positive person.What sort of foods are great for HIV and why?We would like to avoid supplements as much as possible. is this a good idea?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...This are some recommendations and a grocery shopping list I provide in my lectures:Nutritional Considerations:Reduce saturated (animal) fats, fried foods and hydrogenated oils.Eat omega-3 fish oil-rich foods- salmon, tuna, 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 »

HIV and Nutrition

Hi Dr Bob,Paddy here again from Amsterdam. You posted a link a couple of days ago for people to... Read more »
The Body

HIV Nutrition (and Proper Pooping) With Nelson Vergel, Food Detective

...seemed like a good idea at the time. I turned 50 over the holidays (after living with HIV for over half my life, I'm ancient in AIDS years), and my body is ... changing. That's where I figured Nelson could help out. Episode 27: HIV... 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 Read more »
Body Positive

HIV and Nutrition

... What a difference 15 years makes. The prevalence and severity of "AIDS wasting" has decreased dramatically. Combination triple drug therapy, better medical care, and early and aggressive attention Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Sen. Obama to Call for More Funding for Microbicides, HIV/AIDS Education, Nutrition Programs, Adviser Says

...during his visit to Kenya and South Africa as part of a two-week visit to Africa said he wants to increase the proportion of HIV/AIDS funding for nutrition for HIV-positive people, as well as increase support for HIV/AIDS education and outreach... Read more »
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HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005, 1 Reply
...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 have a... 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 Read more »

Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...fact that other countries are bound to the rules and laws of the World Trade Organization. In the early years of the HIV and AIDS epidemic, there was no treatment. I was witness to and learned from people who were using vitamins, minerals, herbs... 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,... Read more »