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Nutrition Of Hiv Positive People

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AIDS InfoNet


... Why Is Nutrition Important? Nutrition Guidelines for People With HIV Practice Food Safety What About Supplements? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Nutrition Important? Good nutrition means getting enough macronutrients
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
...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 »

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 of body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dr. Frascino Hey Geno, ". . . Eat healthy stuff . . . ." Hmm . . . apparently your doctor needs a refresher course on basic nutrition. I'll reprint below some information about nutrition as it relates to HIV. In addition, here are some very basic... Read more »

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 dr...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...heard as long as you are not yellow. There are no foods that "stress" the liver, only alcohol does that. So you can eat your HIV diet and don't worry about the liver as long as you are taking care of yourself generally. It sounds like you should... Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...other ailments) failed to confirm these claims.I'll repost some basic information from the archives about HIV and the role of nutrition. Dr. BobNutrition February 21, 2006 Why Is Nutrition Important? Nutrition Guidelines for People With HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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

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

...aimed at developing strategies to improve the health of HIV-positive people said that greater attention needs to be paid to the nutrition problems HIV/AIDS patients face, Xinhuanet reports. Lee told the conference of health specialists and... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WFP, UNAIDS Work to Improve Nutritional Support Available for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The World Food Program (WFP), with the support of UNAIDS, is planning to launch "a new policy to make food and nutritional support more available to people living with HIV," VOA News reports. The agency "says the aim of [the] program is to help Read more »
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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 Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...and benefits! Antiretroviral medications deplete many of the micronutrients necessary to keep the body healthy. Without proper nutrition how can anyone be expected to combat HIV or combat the side effects of the HIV/AIDS treatments? Without... Read more »


Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...HIV/AIDS and CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) by Bradford McIntyre Initially, there were no drugs available to treat Read more »

Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose Dietary Supplements! Are you aware youre loosing your rights to choose? Have you noticed Read more »