There's no specific eating plan for people with Hiv,but an overall healthy diet can help your health alot.Here are simple tips to follow to get started;
1•Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables
They're high in nutrients called antioxidants,which protect your immune system .Aim to have five to nine servings of produce each day.An easy way to meet that goal is to fill half of your plate with fruits and veggies at each meal.Eat a lot of different produce to get the most vitamins and minerals.
2•Eat lean protein_Your body uses it to build muscle and a strong immune system. Choose healthy options like lean beef,poultry,fish,eggs,beans and nuts.You may need to eat more protein if you're underweight or in a later stage of Hiv.Your doctor can help you figure out the right amount for you.
3•Choose whole grains _Like gas in a car,carbs,like brown rice and whole wheat bread,high end fuel. They're packed with energy boosting B vitamins and fiber .And when you eat plenty of fiber,that can lower your chances of getters fat deposits called lipodystrophy,a potential side effect of Hiv.
4•Limit your sugar and salt _Where because of the virus or the treatment drugs you're taking;Hiv raises your chances of getting heart disease.Too much sugar and salt can harm your ticker.So aim to get less than 10% of your calories each day from foods and drinks with added sugar. You Should also have no more than 2300 milligrams of sodium per day.
5•Have healthy fats in moderation _Fat provides energy but its also high in calories. If you're not trying to gain weight,limit how much of it you eat.Heart healthy choices include nuts ,vegetarian oils and avocado.
6•See your doctor about any problems related to dier or weight _Hiv medications,or the virus itself,can settle stage for eating or weight related issues. Talk with your doctor about them.
7•Drink plenty of fluids
Most people don't sip enough. Make sure to have at least eight to 10 cups of water or other healthy drinks during each day.Liquid help carry nutrients and flush out used medications from your body.They can also lift your energy levels and keep you from getting dehydrated. You'llneed to drink more if you've got diarrhoea or you're nauseated.
Thus enough for today,and remember to eat healthy food Hiv disease is not the end of the world. Follow doctor's advice and life will be enjoyable.Please do share my article,thanks
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