Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project

Latest by Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project

"Is It AIDS or Is It Aging?"

As an HIV/AIDS nutritionist and health educator, I work with many people who are over 50. I know that aging brings on medical, economic, social, nutritional and energy problems even in the absence of any disease. HIV disease creates similar problem...

By Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project for Body Positive

Meals Programs in NYC

In HIV and other illnesses as well, nothing can take the place of eating properly. Candy bars and vitamin pills are not meal replacements even when they are packaged together. Despite the cutbacks to HIV/AIDS meal programs, it is still possible to pu...

By Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project for Body Positive

Setting Standards

"Taking medicine without eating properly is like washing your hands and drying them in the dirt."

woman with sandwichAt a recent HIV/AIDS conference that I attended, a doctor described the miraculous recovery of one of his patients who had come back...

By Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project for Body Positive

Coming Through

apple breaking through the page Almost every day we hear or read about a new nutrition breakthrough that will make life with HIV easier to live with. The supply of medicinal herbs is seemingly endless -- and getting longer. And there's always a new s...

By Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project for Body Positive

Weighing In -- The Modern Way

When you weigh yourself, the number on the scale reflects everything that is in and on your body at the time. The scale can't tell the difference between your heavy boots, the keys in your pocket, and the muscles in your body. If you weigh yourself ...

By Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project for Body Positive

Dietary Considerations and Combination Therapy

Diet is an important part of the battle against HIV infection. In general, a good diet of whole foods provides the body with the right nutrients it needs to perform its many functions. Diet is especially important when taking combination therapy for ...

By Edwin Krales, Momentum AIDS Project for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America