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Staying Healthy with HIV: Nutrition/Food Safety

ChooseMyPlate.gov HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Website with an interactive tool to help develop a healthy personal eating plan. Includes an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information.

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/#

Diet and Disease - AIDS/HIV HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Links to nutrition resources for HIV-infected individuals, including general information, drug/nutrient interactions, wasting syndrome resources, exercise resources, and food safety information.

http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/diet-and-disease/aidshiv

Diet and Nutrition for People with HIV HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Information on nutrition for people infected with HIV, including information on how to maintain an appetite and food safety guidelines.

http://www.hiv.va.gov/patient/daily/diet/index.asp

Eating Defensively: Food Safety Advice for Persons with AIDS HTML

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Information on food safety for individuals with HIV/AIDS, with topics such as food poisoning, food shopping, eating at restaurants, and traveling abroad.

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForPatientAdvocates/HIVandAIDSActivities/ucm135844.htm

Food Safety for People with HIV/AIDS HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Booklet that provides practical guidance on ways to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses.

http://www.fda.gov/food/foodborneillnesscontaminants/peopleatrisk/ucm312669.htm

FoodSafety.gov HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Website with information about product recalls and alerts, food safety tips, the causes and effects of food poisoning, and how to report food poisoning problems.

http://www.foodsafety.gov/

My Dietary Supplements App HTML

Source: National Institutes of Health

App that includes information on dietary supplements and allows people to keep track of vitamins and other dietary supplements they take.

http://ods.od.nih.gov/HealthInformation/mobile/aboutmyds.aspx

Nutrition and Food Safety HTML

Source: AIDS.gov

Information about nutrition for people infected with HIV, including information on how to maintain a healthy diet and how to prevent food-related illnesses.

http://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/staying-healthy-with-hiv-aids/taking-care-of-yourself/nutrition-and-food-safety/

Premastication of Food by Caregivers of HIV-Exposed Children --- Nine U.S. Sites, 2009--2010 HTML

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report containing information on the prevalence of premastication (i.e., chewing food or medicine before feeding it to a child) by caregivers of HIV-exposed children.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6009a2.htm?s_cid=mm6009a2_e

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