Good Nutrition for Quality of Life of PLWHA (People Living with HIV/AIDS)

Nadhiroh, Siti Rahayu (2006) Good Nutrition for Quality of Life of PLWHA (People Living with HIV/AIDS). Indonesian Journal of Public Health, 3 (2). pp. 29-34. ISSN 1829-7005

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HIV/AIDS have infected more than 40 million people around the world, since the first case was reported in 1981. In Indonesia, estimated 169 thousand till 216 thousand people have contagious of the virus. Considering the spread of HIV/AIDS which progressively extend and can be groggy of nation life, especially young generation, we need the effort of HIV/AIDS preventing and overcoming effectively. Besides that, improving quality of life of PLWHA (people living with HIV/AIDS) is essential to maintain health and prolong lives of them. �ood nutrition essential to maintain health and prolong lives of them. �ood nutrition �ood nutrition can contribute to the wellness and sense of wellbeing of the PLWHA at all stages of the disease and may even prolong life. �ood nutrition means eating foods that supply the body with all the nutrients that are needed daily. We get all the nutrients from starchy foods, fats and oils, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water. The right balance of these nutrients promotes health. �ood nutrition help to maintain ideal body weight of PLWHA. This will give stronger immunity and resistance to infection. The next, good nutrition will reduce the sickness and make slower HIV/AIDS disease progression. If PLWHA get a wellness condition, they will eat well and have a good appetite. So, PLWHA can reach a better life and get a good quality of life. Thereby, Nutrition can assist in mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS at the individual, household and community.A good nutrition is one of the simplest way of helping people live with HIV/AIDS to improve the life quality and life expectancy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: HIV/AIDS, good nutrition, quality of life
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA1-1270 Public aspects of medicine > RA421-790.95 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine > RA601-602 Food and food supply in relation to public health
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC109-216 Infectious and parasitic diseases
Divisions: 10. Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat
Nadhiroh, Siti RahayuUNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Tn Chusnul Chuluq
Date Deposited: 23 May 2019 01:09
Last Modified: 23 May 2019 01:09
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