Getting HIV From Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThere is no evidence that people get infected with HIV by having their food prepared by HIV positive people. HIV is not an airborne virus, so the risk for infection (even if your food preparer was HIV infected) is nonexistent. See "Can I get... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) There is absolutely no... Read more »
The Cutting EdgeA "healthy" diet that allows him to keep a good stable weight and body composition is in order. Priorities for nutrients are as follows: 1. adequate fluids (we aren't talking about coffee and alcohol here); 2. adequate calories to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.
I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHi all,
I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me?
And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesFood, 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 »
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