Impact of nutrition and fish supplementation on the response to anti retroviral therapy, Zambia: a literature review

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Banda-Nyirenda, D.; Hâ ¿sken, S.M.C.; Kaunda, W.;
  • Publisher: The WorldFish Center,
  • Subject: Fisheries, AIDS, Public health, HIV, Nutritive value
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This work is part of the Regional Programme Fisheries and HIV/AIDS in Africa: Investing in Sustainable Solutions, implemented by the WorldFish Center and funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affa... View more
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    2 Nutrition and food security in the context of HIV/AIDS ........................................................4 2.1. Food insecurity and HIV/AIDS at household level ..............................................................5 2.2. Nutritional status of women in the context of HIV/AIDS ....................................................5 2.3. Food consumption and HIV/AIDS........................................................................................6 2.4. Fish consumption in target communities ..............................................................................7

    3 Nutrition policy and interventions ............................................................................................8 3.1. Nutrition policy and guidelines in Zambia............................................................................8 3.2. Nutrition intervention studies................................................................................................9

    4 Impact of nutrition on HIV/AIDS progression ........................................................................9 4.1. Malnutrition and HIV/AIDS .................................................................................................9 4.2. Macronutrients in HIV infection .........................................................................................10 4.3. Micronutrients in HIV infection .........................................................................................11 4.4. The vicious cycle of HIV/AIDS progression ......................................................................12 4.5. Weight loss and nutritional risk factors in People Living with HIV...................................13

    5 The importance of fish as nutrient source ..............................................................................14 5.1. Nutrient composition of fish ...............................................................................................14 5.2. Nutritional benefits of fish nutrients ...................................................................................14 5.2.1. Omega-3 fatty acids......................................................................................................14 5.2.2. Fish Proteins and minerals............................................................................................15 5.3. Fish as a source of nutrients for People Living with HIV...................................................16

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