TITLE

Nutrition in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

AUTHOR(S)
Mayer, Kenneth H.; Shevitz, Abby H.; Knox, Tamsin A.
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/15/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p1769
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses basic dietary and metabolic problems as they pertain to persons with HIV infection and provides practical suggestions for their management. Formula for calculating body mass index; Importance of energy balance to the nutritional health of all persons; Recommended dietary allowance of protein for persons aged 25-50 years who are in good health.
ACCESSION #
4661527

 

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