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Healthy eating

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The basics of nutrition

Good nutrition enables your body to function normally and keeps your immune system strong when you are ill.

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Problems with food

Several factors can affect how you eat when you are HIV positive, including appetite loss and tiredness.

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HIV treatment and nutrition

Some HIV treatment can cause physical side-effects but it is possible to address them by altering your nutrition.

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Many people living with HIV take vitamin and mineral supplements, hoping to boost their immune system and improve general health.