Tag Archives: Vitamins


Vitamin D Important for Good HAART Outcomes

Vitamin D is an important nutrient that is involved in many areas of health and well-being. Of particular importance for people with HIV/AIDS is the part vitamin D plays in the immune system. While vitamin D is not normally a major factor in immune function, it plays a critical role...
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Vitamin D

Many people know that vitamin D is important for healthy bones, because it helps the body process calcium. However it also plays an important role in the immune system. Getting enough vitamin D can help prevent and fight HIV and other infections. Here’s how: Part of the way the body...
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What People with HIV/AIDS Need to Know about Vitamin A

Vitamin A, also known as retinol, is an important nutrient that helps maintain healthy skin, good vision (especially in low light) and mucus membranes such as the lining of the mouth and nose. Vitamin A deficiency – that is, low levels of vitamin A in the body – is common...
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