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Health Policy Brief: Dietary Guidelines For Americans
Available Now! The U.S. Food Allergy Guidelines Summary for Patients
Severe Vitamin D Deficiency in Half of Swiss HIV Cohort After Dark Winter
17th CROI, February 16-19, 2010, San Francisco
Nut-Enriched Mediterranean Diet Helps Reverse Metabolic Syndrome
Optimizing Your Diet: Best Foods for Specific Minerals
NATAP http://natap.org/
Nutrition and Dental Practice
The Colgate Oral Care Report 04.15.08

News Updates

Magnitude of malnutrition and associated factors among HIV infected children attending HIV-care in three public hospitals in East and West Gojjam Zones, Amhara, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2017: a cross-sectional study

BMC Res Notes. 2018 Nov 3;11(1):788. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3882-8.

Probiotic Safety—No Guarantees

JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 17, 2018

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked With Diminished CD4 Recovery After cART Initiation
Infectious Disease Advisor | July 1, 2018
Dietary diversity and associated factors among HIV positive adults attending antiretroviral therapy ...
Dove Medical Press | April 2, 2018
The Mediterranean Portfolio diet in HIV dyslipidaemia: a pilot randomised controlled trial
JAMA. 2016
More Weight than HIV-Infected Men Following the Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy
Predictors of Severe Weight/Body Mass Index Gain Following Antiretroviral Initiation
Weight Gain and Incident Diabetes Among HIV-Infected Veterans Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy Compared With Uninfected Individuals
#KnowYourFood: People Living With HIV
Premium Times | April 6, 2018
DASH ranked Best Diet Overall for eighth year in a row by U.S. News and World Report
NIH | January 3, 2018
Majority of Americans Not Eating Enough Fruits, Vegetables
TIME | November 17, 2017
Bigger Weight Gains With Contemporary PI Regimens Than With NNRTIs or INIs
16th European AIDS Conference, October 25-27, 2017. Milan

Weight Gain After Switch from Efavirenz-Based to Integrase Inhibitor-Based Regimens  IDWeek2017/IDSA, October 4-8, 2017, San Diego

Lean Mass Declines Consistently Over 10 Years in HIV-Infected Adults on Antiretroviral Therapy, with Patterns Differing by Sex

8th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, October 2-3, 2017, New York

Fruit, vegetable, and legume intake, and cardiovascular disease and deaths in 18 countries (PURE): a prospective cohort study

The Lancet | August 29, 2017

PURE study challenges the definition of a healthy diet: but key questions remain

The Lancet | August 29, 2017

Fruits, vegetables, and legumes: sound prevention tools

The Lancet | August 29, 2017

Supplementary appendix

The Lancet | August 29, 2017

Dark chocolate with olive oil associated with improved cardiovascular risk profile

ESC, European Society of Cardiology | August 29, 2017
A Mediterranean-style diet rich in oily fish, fresh vegetables and nuts could help cut the risk of dementia
NATAP | July 18, 2017

The effects of diet and lifestyle interventions on insulin resistance in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review

European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Aug 2017

Healthy Plant-Based Diet

Journal of the American College of Cardiology | July 2017

Healthful and Unhealthful Plant-Based Diets and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in U.S. Adults

Journal of the American College of Cardiology | July 2017

Evaluation of salivary uric acid and pH in human immunodeficiency virus infected patients: A historical cohort study

Infect Disord Drug Targets | Apr 28, 2017

Exercise Reduced Comorbidities Risk A Lot / "the detrimental consequences of inactivity are exacerbated by excess visceral adiposity" - Physical Activity Consistently Linked to Comorbidity in US HIV Group

18th International Workshop on Comorbidities and Adverse Drug Reactions in HIV, September 12-13, 2016, New York
UNAIDS welcomes David Beasley as new Executive Director of the World Food Programme
UNAIDS | Mar 31, 2017
NIH designates $42.7 million for food allergy research consortium
HIH | Mar 31, 2017
USAID and World Food Programme Improved the Nutritional Status of People Living With HIV/AIDS
ReliefWeb | Mar 29, 2017

Nutritious Food Improves Overall Health in Type 2 Diabetes, HIV

Pharmacy Times | Feb 15, 2017

Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce triglycerides and improve inflammation in people with HIV

aidsmap | November 9, 2016

Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/AIDS was 15 years ago

Health24 | August 23, 2016

Nutrigerontology: a key for achieving successful ageing and longevity

Immunity & Ageing 21 May 2016

Agricultural Intervention Improves HIV Outcomes

UCSF News Services – August 18, 2015

Mediterranean Diet and Age-Related Cognitive Decline: A Randomized Clinical Trial 

JAMA Intern Med. 2015

Does HIV make you fat? Study connects viral load with fat gains


Mediterranean diet and telomere length in Nurses’ Health Study: population based cohort study

BMJ 2014;349:g6674 doi: 10.1136/bmj.g6674 (Published 2 December 2014)

Vegetarian Dietary Patterns and Mortality in Adventist Health Study 2

Never too old to get moving: Aerobic fitness lowers risk of death in elderly
The heart.org May 17 2013
A New Endorsement for Fish
"Food Availability Linked with Poor Outcomes for HIV-Positive Children"
Baylor College of Medicine (02.06.13)
Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet
"Pre- and Probiotics Could Help HIV Patients, Suggests New Research"
NutraIngredients.com (01.18.13)
"Nutrition Program to Help HIV/AIDS Patients Stay Healthier"
North Country Public Radio (01.01.13)
Grapefruit–medication interactions: Forbidden fruit or avoidable consequences? (PDF)
"Multivitamins Won't Boost Standard HIV Care, Study Finds"
US News & World Report (10.16.12)
"Healthful Food Could Be Key in Treatment: HIV/AIDS"
San Francisco Chronicle (08.22.12)
Increased Caffeine Intake Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin (PDF)
The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of dark chocolate consumption as prevention therapy in people at high risk of cardiovascular disease: best case scenario analysis using a Markov model
BMJ 31 May 2012
Herbal, Dietary Supplements Take Toll on Liver
MedPage Today May 22, 2012
An Orange a Day Keeps Stroke Away & Improves Inflammation & Perhaps Neuroinflammation
Published: February 23, 2012
Flavonoid intake and cardiovascular disease mortality in a prospective cohort of US adults (PDF)
Nutrition for Individuals with HIV/AIDS
A Fish a Week Keeps the Brain at Its Peak
MedPage Today November 30, 2011
Chocolate good for the heart and brain, according to new meta-analysis
Aug 29 2011 theheart.org
Survival benefit associated with low-level physical activity
Thelancet.com August 16, 2011
Minimum amount of physical activity for reduced mortality and extended life expectancy: a prospective cohort study
Vitamin D Deficiency in HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Women in the United States (PDF)
"High Prevalence of Food Insecurity Among HIV-Infected Individuals Receiving HAART in a Resource-Rich Setting"
AIDS Care Vol. 23; No. 2: P. 221-230 (02.11)
Fighting Inflammation - Diet & Exercise
Diet and exercise key for treating high triglycerides: New AHA statement
April 19, 2011
Trans Fat in Dairy and Beef Not Benign
MedPage Today April 19, 2011
Raw Milk May Pose Health Risk
March 8, 2011
The USDA/HHS 2010 Dietary Guidelines
What Do We Tell Our Patients about Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation?
J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2011
The 2011 Report on Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D from the Institute of Medicine: What Clinicians Need to Know (PDF)
J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2011
Playing It Safe With Eggs
Safe Handling of Raw Produce and Fresh-Squeezed Fruit and Vegetable Juices
Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D (PDF)
Institute of Medicine, November 2010
"Food Security, HIV/AIDS Treatment Closely Linked"
Voice of America News (11.11.10)
Long-term Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention on Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (PDF)
Arch Intern Med. Sept 17 2010
Low-Carb Diet is Better When Rich in Veggies
MedPage Today September 06, 2010
"Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk"
MedPage Today (08.30.10)
Green Veggies Cut Diabetes Risk
MedPage Today August 19, 2010
Mediterranean Diet Improves Heart Function
MedPage Today June 17, 2010
Visceral Fat Has Link to Brain Volume
MedPage Today May 20, 2010
New vitamin D recommendations for older men and women
May 10, 2010
Nuts Lower Lipids
MedPage Today May 10, 2010
Vitamin D Deficit Common Among Southern Teens
MedPage Today May 03, 2010
Short-term effects of extended-release niacin on endothelial function in HIV-infected patients on stable antiretroviral therapy
AIDS: 24 April 2010
Added Sugar Adds Up to Heart Risk
MedPage Today April 20, 2010
What's Good for the Heart May Be Good for the Brain
MedPage Today April 12, 2010
Caffeine, A Drug for All Seasons
Journal of Hepatology 02 April 2010
Food Combination and Alzheimer Disease Risk - A Protective Diet
Arch Neurol 2010
A Little Bit of Chocolate May Help Keep BP Low
MedPage Today March 30, 2010
FDA Warning on Unpastuerized, Raw Milk
March 26 2010
Prevalence of Hypovitaminosis D Among HIV+ Patients Enrolled in a Large Italian Cohort (Word)
17th CROI Feb 16-19 2010 SF
"A 'Planting and Eating Soybean' Project for People Living with HIV/AIDS in Rural Anhui - A Pilot Study in China"
AIDS Care Vol. 22 (01.7.10)
Caffeine Linked to Reduced Liver Fibrosis
MedPage Today January 05, 2010
"World Bank Says Greater Prevention Efforts Needed to Reverse Course of HIV/AIDS Epidemic"
Xinhua News Agency (12.01.09)
More Evidence of Low Vitamin D in People Taking Antiretrovirals
12th European AIDS Conference, November 11-13, 2009, Cologne, Germany
"A Few Coffees a Day Keep Liver Disease at Bay: Study"
Agence France Presse (10.21.09)
"CD4 Counts Decline Despite Nutritional Recovery in HIV-Infected Zambian Children with Severe Malnutrition"
Pediatrics (02.09)
Antioxidants in Grapes Seem Cardioprotective in Rats
October 30, 2008
Inflammation & Cooking Oils
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, October 2008
Fish Oil Appears to Help Against Heart Failure
Study Suggests Low Levels of Vitamin D May Boost Risk of Hip Fractures in Postmenopausal Women
HealthDay August 18, 2008
FDA Advises Against Consumption of American Lobster (Maine Lobster) Tomalley
Toxic Lopinavir Concentrations in an HIV-1 Infected Patient Taking Herbal Medications
AIDS:Volume 22(10)19 June 2008
Carb-Loading at Breakfast Makes Dieting Easier Long-Term
June 17, 2008 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
"Vitamins Improve Tuberculosis Treatment"
Reuters (06.12.08)
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