oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Living with HIV / AIDS nutrition

Volume 23, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... For people living with HIV/Aids the most effective way to cope and remain productive is to strengthen the immune system. Key is to provide it with proper nutrients. Research has shown that even in otherwise healthy people deficiencies of only one or two essential nutrients can weaken the immune system, making them more vulnerable to infections. A study conducted by Harvard University found that daily doses of multivitamins slow down the disease and cut the risk of developing AIDS in half. Nutrients that are essential and indispensable for blood cell formation are B-complex, vitamin C, folic acid and iron. Proper ..

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