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Hiv Diet

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HIV, diet and exercise

I would like to know, how much exercise is good (gym), what is the latest in diets and nutritional supplemets like sustacal and would you recommend usage of steroids to maintain BCM?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
That could take several hours to answer. You should exercise to attain your goal, whatever that is, and it should be tailored to you individually. Generally if you want to build muscle mass, resistance exercises are better than aerobic training. If... Read more »

HIV diet and gaining weight

Most of the nutrition diets are really good, but they lack on gaining weith for HIV'ers+.... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diet Wise, Pound Foolish: Promoted Diets for HIV

Research on drug therapies is traditionally given a higher priority than research into nutrition due to profit potentials. Put simply, protease inhibitors generate significantly more profits than bananas. Since there are so many variations among... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Links Diet to Health in HIV Positive Men

One of the hallmarks of untreated HIV/AIDS is unintentional weight loss, or wasting. In the early 1980s, before the name AIDS was given to the pandemic, people in East Africa referred to AIDS-related wasting as "slim" or "slim disease." There... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Muscle-Wasting Effects of Low-Carb Diets on People With HIV

It is not hard to go into any grocery store these days and see at least one product that advertises low or no carbohydrates on the package. The world seems to have embraced the idea that no or low-carbohydrate diets are good for us. It is a common... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Benefits of Diet, Supplements, and Exercise in HIV Care

Speakers: Jan Zimmerman, nutritionist, Village Center for Care, AIDS Day Treatment Program Sean Crawford, clinical exercise specialist, GMHC volunteer Nutrition and HIV Foods that Heal The Story on Supplements The Fitness Contribution A Final... Read more »
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Posted by CHERUB, 5 Replies
I was wondering if anyone HIV+ had a religious diet? Like do you avoid certain foods, i.e., chicken or ground beef? Just curious.

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Need help with my diet desprately

Posted by endlsskys, 2 Replies
Here is my problem. This last week I have had no money or anything house is basically empty of food execpt maybe spagehetti sauce. I get money on friday but this last week and a half have been hell. Here is my diet because I don't know what to eat.... Read more »

What's the best diet?

Posted by bartleby, 8 Replies
i like lots of veggies! Read more »

Diet Pill or Meal Supressor

Posted by cgm707, 1 Reply
I hope this is the approprite place for this question. If not, I apologize. I was wondering if anyone knew about a safe, non-addictive meal supressor/diet pill? I have had a hard time losing some fat around my waist area, and would like something... Read more »