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Best Foods For HIV Patients That Boosts Their Immune System

What is HIV ?

Also known as Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV causes AIDS and interferes with the body's ability to fight infections. The virus can be transmitted through contact with infected blood, semen or vaginal fluids.

Here is a list of foods that increases persons infected with hiv immune system.

1. You can Include a variety of rich foods like Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean protein choices. They contain vitamins and minerals that help the body function.

2. Zinc and Vitamin C are also used by the immune system while iron and vitamin B12 are essential for healthy blood cells.

3. Foods like red vegetables, whole milk, liver and fruits like oranges are rich in vitamin A. Whereas foods like meat, fish, chicken, grains, nuts, white beans, avocados, broccoli and green leafy vegetables are rich in Vitamin B.

And when your CD4 count is low and you want to increase it, all you have to do is regular exercise, a healthy diet, quitting smoking, and cutting alcohol consumption are all beneficial for people with HIV, even for those whose CD4 count hovers well below normal levels.

4. Lean Protein uses your body to build muscle and a strong immune system. Choose healthy options.

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