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Nutrition For Hiv Positive People

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Director-General Lee Appeals for Better Nutrition for HIV-Positive People

World Health Organization Director-General Jong-Wook Lee on Monday at the start of a three-day conference in Durban, South Africa, aimed at developing strategies to improve the health of HIV-positive people said that greater attention needs to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO to Launch Campaign Aimed at Improving Nutrition Among HIV-Positive People in South, Southeast Asia

The World Health Organization soon will launch a campaign in South and Southeast Asia aimed at making nutrition programs a central part of HIV/AIDS treatment in the region, Randa Saadeh, a scientist in WHO's Nutrition for Health and Development... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan NGO Begins Food Security, Nutrition Program for HIV-Positive People

The Ugandan nongovernmental organization PREFA, which aims to prevent HIV/AIDS among families, has begun a food security and nutrition program for HIV-positive people in the Bulisa, Kayunga and Masindi districts, PREFA Executive Director David... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
The right nutrition decisions can help manage high ldl cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, and belly fat. Most protease inhibitors and Sustiva can cause increased lipids. Some people have increases in visceral and upper trunk fat while on HIV... Read more »

HIV and Nutrition

We are trying to develop a diet for HIV positive person.What sort of foods are great for HIV and why?We would like to avoid supplements as much as possible. is this a good idea?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
This are some recommendations and a grocery shopping list I provide in my lectures:Nutritional Considerations:Reduce saturated (animal) fats, fried foods and hydrogenated oils.Eat omega-3 fish oil-rich foods- salmon, tuna, sardines or flax seed oil... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »

pre-diagnosis nutrition

Dr. Bob,If I'm currently in the "window period" for possible HIV infection, would restructuring my diet and beginning on a multivitamin as a precaution be a good idea? Which type of multivitamin would you suggest? What other methods...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Window period or no window period. HIV or no HIV. A good healthy diet promotes good health! It really is just that simple. (See below.)As for which type of multivitamins you should use, I'd suggest an inexpensive one! Compare labels and get... Read more »
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