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Nutrition For Person With Hiv/aids

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Nutrition

Why Is Nutrition Important? Good nutrition means eating the right kinds and amounts of food. Good nutrition can be a problem for many people with HIV. In order to fight infection, the body uses energy and nutrients from food at an increased rate. Some medications can upset your stomach, and some opportunistic infections can affect the mouth or throat. This makes it difficult to eat. Also, some medications and infections cause diarrhea...
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Diet/Nutrition for HIV and HepC persons??

Hello dr....I'm trying to find information (including any new books) on diet and nutrition for coinfected persons. I have HepC but had to stop the combination Rebetron treatment for now because of depression (also had severe side effects...but...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Robert,There is really no magic in treating liver disease. The main thing is no alcohol and a well balanced diet. You don't have to worry about too much protein as you may have heard as long as you are not yellow. There are no foods that... Read more »

Cookbook for person with HIV/AIDS?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with HIV and his health is already rapidly declining.I'm looking for a cookbook specifically for people with HIV/AIDS with diet tips, healthy recipes, etc ... do any exist?-K-...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am unaware of any cookbook specificly for HIV+ persons that I could recommend. If any reader is aware of such a book please post. The nutritional needs of a sick HIV+ patient can be variable depending on the specifics of the situation so it would... 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 »

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 »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me?

And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, 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.



Th... Read more »

7/23, Washington, DC: AIDS 2012 - Satellite on food & nutrition support in HIV care

Posted by wfppsn
Harvard Medical School, Partners In Health and the World Food Programme cordially invite you to attend the IAS 2012 satellite Showing the Impact of Food Assistance and Nutrition Support in HIV Care.

Date: July 23, 2012
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Locati... Read more »

GOOD NUTRITION

Posted by Anonymous
Hi!
Any HIV+/AIDS patient whom seeks good nutrition to live a better life, pls email me with GOOD NUTRITION as the subject.
enigma@webmail.co.za
Regards Read more »