HIV and AIDS Support
Also indexed as:AIDS-Associated Wasting
Give your body a boost by focusing on fitness and choosing the right combination of foods and nutritional supplements. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
The right diet is the key to managing many diseases and to improving general quality of life. For this condition, scientific research has found benefit in the following healthy eating tips.
|Ensure adequate nutrition||People with AIDS often lose significant amounts of weight or suffer from diarrhea. A diet high in protein and total calories, preferably from whole, nonrefined foods, may help maintain body weight.|
|Go gluten-free||Choose from a wide array of gluten substitutes and forego foods made with wheat, rye, barley, or oats to reduce symptoms of diarrhea.|
Copyright © 2014 Aisle7. All rights reserved. Aisle7.com
Learn more about Aisle7, the company.
Learn more about the authors of Aisle7 products.
The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.