Hiv Garlic In Food
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.As far as I know, there are no clinically significant interactions between garlic (raw or cooked) and HIV medications. Indeed, if his HIV viral load is suppressed through all that terrific Italian food, this is proof... Read more »
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World Food Program Asks for $404 Million to Mitigate Food Shortages, Effects of HIV/AIDS on Food Production in Southern AfricaThe World Food Programme on Thursday launched a new emergency appeal for $404 million in funding over the next three years to provide food relief in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia and mitigate the effects of the region's HIV/AIDS... Read more »
French Food Company Says Clinical Trials Show Potential Food Product Boosts Immune System in Patients With HIVThe French food company Danone reported Wednesday that clinical trials of a substance it plans to develop into a nutritional product over the next few years helped improve the immune systems of patients living with HIV, Bloomberg reports (Bauerova,... Read more »
World Food Programme Requests Additional Aid to Provide Food in Southern Africa, Says HIV/AIDS Contributing to ShortagesThe U.N. World Food Programme on Monday said it will need an additional $212 million in aid through March 2006 to support the more than 10 million people facing possible food shortages in Southern Africa, where HIV/AIDS is hampering agricultural... 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, 1 ReplyI'M IN SOUTH AFRICA AND OUR HEALTH MINISTER HAS BEEN TELLING PEOPLE TO EAT GARLIC TO HELP WITH INFECTIONS...SO BEING A SCIENTIST THAT I AM I HAVE BEEN DOING SO. IT DOES HELP TREMENDOUSLY. I AM NOT ON ANY MEDS, I HAVE BEEN POS FOR 3 YEARS. I USE ONLY... 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.
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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 »
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