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Nelson's Top 10 Tricks for Fat Loss: A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel Img

Nelson's Top 10 Tricks for Fat Loss: A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel

Who doesn't love a top 10 list? In this blog entry, our health and fitness expert Nelson Vergel gives his top 10 tricks for losing weight when you're living with HIV. Read about how to eliminate what's standing in the way of your improved health; the...

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Ten Tips for Weight Loss

When we decide it's time to make a change to our bodies, we often take different routes. Some of us want to lose weight, some want to increase/or start exercising, and some just want to just get back on track with eating healthy. No matter the overal...

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Avoiding Metabolic Problems: Dietary Advice for HIV-Positive People

Today HIV management in the developed world is not just about clobbering the virus. It's about whole health and improved quality of life. Simpler medication regimens and symptom management are not the only priorities. HIV treatment now includes strat...

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Nutrition and Weight Maintenance

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Introduction Diagnose and Treat the Causes Consider Using Supplements Vitamin Supplements Guidelines for "Safer" Food Preparation Learn the Pros and Cons of Interventions

Weight Gain Supplements
  Appetite Stimul...
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Fiber May Help Prevent Lipodystrophy

Many HIV+ people are concerned about lipodystrophy. Lipodystrophy refers to the following body changes:

Lipoatrophy (fat loss especially in the face, arms, legs or buttocks) Lipohypertrophy (fat gain especially around the waist or behind the neck)...

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Diet and Lipodystrophy

Is the currently chic carb-free Atkins diet beneficial for lipodystrophy, or is moderation the key?

Despite the recent emphasis on dietary interventions to improve the metabolic disorders associated with lipodystrophy, new studies have explored wh...

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Muscle-Wasting Effects of Low-Carb Diets on People With HIV

It is not hard to go into any grocery store these days and see at least one product that advertises low or no carbohydrates on the package. The world seems to have embraced the idea that no or low-carbohydrate diets are good for us. It is a common m...

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Nutrition and Lipodystrophy

What Should You Eat If You're Dealing With HIV and Lipodystrophy?

That's a simple-sounding question without one simple answer. Lipodystrophy is a complicated syndrome, including high blood fats, insulin resistance, and fat redistribution. Because th...

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Treating Unintentional Weight Loss Nutrition Options: An Important Piece of the HIV Puzzle

Unintentional weight loss has long been recognized as a reason for concern in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Both studies and experience have helped us to understand that unintentional weight loss can be a signal of a potential secondary proble...