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What Is Good Food For Hiv Person To Eat

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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 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 »

Goji Berries are they good with hiv meds?

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 3 Replies
I have been searching for healthy foods to eat whilst starting my ARV meds and online i came across Goji berries, they are full of antioxidants.

Would you recommend eating them? 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 »

A Few Healthy Food Tips

Posted by PozitivelyFit, 3 Replies
Hello to all the great people on this board. As usual, I'm hoping this post finds you all in good health, or at least, feeling better. Most of you know that I'm a competitive bodybuilder, therefore, my nutrition and meals always have to be the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I may have eaten food chewed by an HIV position person

A friend has been diagnosed with HIV. He was over for dinner and he had meat left on his plate. I was cutting up the left over pieces to feed to my dog and I ended up eating some if them without thinking. He may have chewed some of those pieces...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I am not qualified to answer transmission questions; you should ask one of the medical persons on this panel. My area is benefits and workplace issues.... Read more »

Eat Certain Foods??

My boyfriend is hiv positive and I just wanted to know if there are certain types of food that he should not eat now??? thanks in advance...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
A "healthy" diet that allows him to keep a good stable weight and body composition is in order. Priorities for nutrients are as follows: 1. adequate fluids (we aren't talking about coffee and alcohol here); 2. adequate calories to... Read more »

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. Best,JoePS I would answer the same even if you... 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 Food Service workersthat prepare our food that are HIV +?" The inmate population is worried aboutHIV + people bleeding into their food, etc....
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
You cannot become infected from eating food prepared by an HIV-infectedperson. Typhoid, hepatitis A, shigellosis, definitely. But not HIV. Idon't have any references for you. I can only tell you that blood-bornediseases are not transmitted... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Eating Defensively

Bacteria and Food Poisoning "It must have been something I ate!" How many times do people say this following about of nausea, upset stomach, cramps, diarrhea, or vomiting? Indeed, these can be the symptoms of food poisoning -- illness caused by... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Three-Course Meal -- 2. The Main Course: Healthy Eating

Building a Healthy Diet Food is the foundation of nutritional health. Nothing can replace food. It can be supplemented, adjusted, increased or decreased, but not entirely replaced. Food provides the building blocks of carbohydrates, proteins and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Millions Hungry Despite Good Harvests in Southern Africa: World Food Program

HIV/AIDS and poverty are contributing to ongoing food shortages in southern Africa despite recent good harvests, the UN's World Food Program Executive Director James Morris said today. "Good harvests do not necessarily mean people have enough to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Everyday Heroes -- Long Beach Gay-Friendly Church Makes Sure HIV/AIDS Patients Can Eat

The AIDS Food Store at Christ Chapel of Long Beach, Calif., has operated a free weekly or bimonthly food distribution program for 27 years to help persons with HIV/AIDS. Participants do not have to be church members to receive help. The store... Read more »