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Carbohydrates Impact On Hiv

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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...-- these are the leanest. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats ("good" fats) include oils,mayonnaise, nuts and avocados. If you use oil in cooking, the two best choicesare canola and olive oil. Eating a lot of "refined" carbohydrates -- sugary foods, soda, and whitebread can raise triglycerides. If you need to reduce total cholesterol, LDL,and triglyceride levels it is important to limit the amount of bad fats andexcess sugar in your...
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Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cruciferous vegetables). Some phytochemicals work as antioxidants, but others appear to have different mechanisms of action. How HIV Impacts Nutrition ... and Vice Versa In the early years of the epidemic, healthcare providers soon learned that... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Important? Good nutrition means getting enough macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients contain calories (energy): proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. They help you maintain your body weight. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals.... Read more »

Wife + and Husband -

My wife is pregnant and HIV positive and I have tested negative. Can you please explain the situation to me and how I should act on it.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cruciferous vegetables). Some phytochemicals work as antioxidants, but others appear to have different mechanisms of action. How HIV Impacts Nutrition ... and Vice Versa In the early years of the epidemic, healthcare providers soon learned that... Read more »

Amazing!

The amazing thing being you answering question on xmas! everybody takes a rest from even the most important obligations, but you did not. Thank you!My question is Dieting and HIV. I'm in good shape, I weigh 79kg and I'm 182cm tall. Yet I'm phobic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Important? Good nutrition means getting enough macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients contain calories (energy): proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. They help you maintain your body weight. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals.... Read more »
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The Body

Body Shape Changes Dramatically Impact the Self-Esteem of HIV-Positive People

...defined. How can we convince insurance companies that this is not only a cosmetic issue? That this is a clinical issue that impacts quality of life and can result in depression, anxiety and even suicidal thoughts. It even impacts adherence; some... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...the effect of nutrition onlipodystrophy, some small studies have shown benefits. For example, loweringthe amount of fats and carbohydrates you eat may help reduce triglyceridelevels. More fiber in the diet may help control insulin resistance. ... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...disease progression in women. This publication focuses on systemic candidiasis -- when it spreads throughout the body and may impact many systems. Project Inform materials are also available on Vaginal Candidiasis or Oral Candidiasis . ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to anumber of barriers including: ... Read more »
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Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
...Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Nutritionist??

Posted by sunflower, 3 Replies
...would be for kids, for those with adherence issues, etc. It will be interesting to see how new information over time will impact HIV therapies. Has anyone thought about McCain's push to move insurance from employers to individuals will impact... Read more »

PLS Help Me EricCo, Hellfire72, GmanBill and friends

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse. no condom, 0.5hrs. Tested neg 3.5 at months with Elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 DNA PCR both tests done by A.I.M. health (Health Line Labs). I had the symptoms of sweats, rash on my back, weight... Read more »