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09 Jan 2006

Ive just been diagnosed HIV positive. I know I have to change my lifestyle especially concerning what I eat. I dont know what to eat and how often to eat it or what food supplements to take. Im still going to see a doctor. Pls advice
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HIV Counsellor

01 Jan 0001


Adding to Sello's good reply, make sure that you also get enough proteins (eggs, dairy and some meet).

Treat any little infections you may develop promptly to minimize stress on your immune system. Eating garlic also helps to boost the immune system. A glass of water with a pinch of kayen pepper also raises your metabolism and body temperature, thus helping to fight infections.

Also, make sure that all food you eat is clean and hygenic, again to give the immune system as much of a break as possible.

Keep strong!
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