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Nutritional Foods Info For HIV-positive People

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HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Can you get HIV if the person preparing your food got blood on your sandwich and you ate it right away??? This is of great concern to me. Please help me PLEASE! I donate money often
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV is not easily tranmitted through the GI tract...that is eating food. Even the rates with oral sex have been too low to quantify accurately. I would not consider this to be a high risk situation. Read more »

FOLLOW UP HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Thank you for responding to my question "HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person" yesterday. I... Read more »

Facts: Food prepared by HIV + persons

My job intails working with the inmate population, I am constantly asked "Canwe get HIV from the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Burundi's Food Shortages Create Challenges for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...HIV/AIDS in Burundi often face the additional challenge of fighting the disease without proper nutrition because of a widespread food shortage in the country, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. Jean Rirangira, interim executive secretary of the national... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rising Food Prices in Ethiopia Dangerous for People Living With HIV/AIDS, IRIN/ Plus News Reports

... Food prices in Ethiopia, which have risen by 40% in the past year as a result of drought and the global food crisis, are having a Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Ambassador Pledges Support to Congolese NGO That Provides Food Security to People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Myriam Makeba, ambassador to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization , recently vowed to support the efforts of Congolese charity Alpi, which provides food security 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 Read more »
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food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I 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 »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...is a "Life Skills Consultant". (Peter Dijkstra's ID on The Body is currently "DOFORYOU".) Several times I have asked this person to post whatever cure or solution he has out in the open, here on these boards, for everybody here to read and... 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 Read more »

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 Read more »