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How Hiv Affects Nutrition

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nutrition exercise and hiv positive

hi. I have heard people say hiv positive people should eat healthy, how does what one eats affect the hiv in thier syster. In other words how does nutrition play a part in an hiv positive person being healthy. If you are hiv positive and smoke how...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...protease inhibitors and Sustiva can cause increased lipids. Some people have increases in visceral and upper trunk fat while on HIV meds.We have very little data on HIV and nutrition. But the general belief is that if we follow a "heart... Read more »

Nutrition and exercise with PML

My step-son has been diagnosed with PML. He was diagnosed with HIV 10 years ago. About a month... Read more »

pre-diagnosis nutrition

Dr. Bob,If I'm currently in the "window period" for possible HIV infection, would restructuring my... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Programme Initiative to Provide Nutritional Assistance to Thousands in Ethiopia Living With, Affected by HIV/AIDS

... About 54,000 people in Ethiopia living with or affected by HIV/AIDS will receive nutritional assistance from the U.N. World Food Programme under a new agreement announced Tuesday, the Daily Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southeast Asia: Nutrition Key to Surviving HIV/AIDS, WHO Says

... At a recent seminar on malnutrition and HIV held in Bangkok, the World Health Organization's regional director for Southeast Asia said providing a balanced, nutritious diet Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...information on nutrition and HIV from the following: Eat Up! Nutrition Advice and Food Ideas for People Living with HIV and AIDS by Charlie Smigelski, RD, $10.00, US Government Food Safety... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Three-Course Meal -- 1. Appetizer: You, Food and HIV

...minerals -- all of which are supplied by food. A lack of any of the key nutrients can weaken the body's ability to fight infection. How HIV Affects Nutrition Nutritional issues are common in HIV disease. At some point, almost everyone living... Read more »
Connect With Others

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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. The event is free for HIV-positive consumers, and for... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...The way we address HIV is cause for concern. The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. Read more »