Nutrition and HIV

HIV positive individuals are particularly susceptible to weight loss and physical wasting, therefore an HIV diet is important to help maintain strength and boost the immune system. Learn more about HIV and nutrition here.

HIV and Nutrition

If you're HIV-positive, then nutrition and HIV is an important subject to focus on and understand, explains Dr Avron Urison of AllLife.

ARVs vs. weight loss for HIV/AIDS treatment

Preventing physical wasting and weight loss is an important aspect of HIV/Aids treatment among patients who aren't on ARVs. But other factors come into play for those who are.

Bridging the HIV nutrition gap

Twenty years into a pandemic that has claimed millions of lives, there are still major gaps in terms of HIV/Aids and nutrition knowledge, equity, ideology and programming.

Prevention of HIV infection

There are many things you can do to avoid being infected by HIV, but first you need to know how it is spread.

HIV/Aids and nutrition

What is meant by "nutrition" and "nutrients"? And why is nutrition so important for people with HIV/Aids?

Nutrition no HIV/Aids cure

In the midst of the HIV/Aids-nutrition debate that is currently raging, thousands of people living with HIV/Aids are trying to make sense of mixed messages. We looked for answers.

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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria in 2005. She is a patients' rights activist and loves using social media to teach about HIV. She is in private practice in Johannesburg.

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