Weight loss is a common problem in HIV and AIDS. Unless you are actively trying to lose weight by exercising and dieting, weight loss is a serious problem. Here are some quick tips on how to handle weight loss.
- Know your body! Weigh yourself once per week. If you notice a weight loss, contact your physician.
- Consult your doctor or nutritionist regarding high protein supplements such as Ensure or Boost.
- Eat foods high in protein and calories. Examples include milk shakes, peanut butter, fish and cheeses.
Important Note! - Be careful to limit your fat intake, especially if you have high cholesterol or diarrhea.
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