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Hiv Diet

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HIV + and Diet

I am a 33 year old female that is HIV +. My TC count is 600 and Viral Load is undectable. I weigh 174 pounds, I am 5' 0". I want to go on a diet. Is it safe? I would like to lose some weight. The diet consists of Jillian Michaels Maximum Strength...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
... I would not take them. Instead, lower your sugar intake, increase fruits and vegetables, and eliminate junk food from your diet. And exercise at least for 30 min a day (brisk walking will do)Nelson Read more »

HIV meds and your diet

Does the hiv meds effect the way your body digest food? Read more »

HIV, diet and exercise

I would like to know, how much exercise is good (gym), what is the latest in diets and nutritional... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Fish Farms Increase Incomes, Improve Diets of Families Affected by HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Review Says

...helped 1,200 impoverished families affected by HIV/AIDS in rural areas of the country increase their incomes and improve their diets, according to a project review released Monday, Reuters reports. Many families involved in the project --... 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 Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diet Wise, Pound Foolish: Promoted Diets for HIV

...develop from research uncertainties and the vulnerability of individuals searching for simple solutions to health concerns (with weight loss often being the desired outcome). The United States Department of Agriculture's preliminary research on... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

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

...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 misconception that carbohydrates are fattening. Because of this misconception the... Read more »
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Posted by Mssimone, 4 Replies
...we can't accept you because your HIV positive".. IN SHOCK I asked" what does being HIV positive have to do with me trying to lose weight?????" and she replied "Well because your on meds, and stuff like that" ----IN MORE SHOCK! I said "What do... Read more »

is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

does anybody know????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi ,does anybody know if Herbal Diet Tea can give you HIV symtops?????? if drinking everyday for 3 months??????? My blood work is fine......but I have hiv symtops....Please Read more »

Please Help - Looking for advice from experience

Posted by Newbie, 6 Replies
...normal life or are they really deabilitating? 4. Will i get AIDs, even if i take meds? There seems to be such a fine line between HIV & AIDs? 5. Will i look disfigured and sickly looking in yrs to come? I'm tired of waking up each day to... Read more »