Nutrient Requirements

Nutrition for Special Groups 3(3+0)

Lesson 48 : Hiv Aids

Nutrient Requirements

Adequate nourishment is critical for individuals who are HIV positive.
The nutrition needs of HIV-infected persons depended on:

  • The Health status
  • The stage of disease progression
  • The absence or presence of symptoms

i.e. fever, diarrhea, weight loss and wasting

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