Inadequate dietary intake and altered nutrition status in early HIV-1 infection

  title={Inadequate dietary intake and altered nutrition status in early HIV-1 infection},
  author={Marianna K. Baum and L Cassetti and Pablo Eduardo Bonvehi and Gail Shor-Posner and Yan Lu and Howerde E. Sauberlich},
  volume={10 1},
Recent studies indicate that multiple nutritional abnormalities occur relatively early in the course of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection. Decreased plasma levels of vitamins B6, B12, A, and E and zinc have been correlated with dietary intake and associated with significant alterations in immune response and cognitive function. To determine the level of intake consistent with normal plasma nutrient levels, we examined nutrition status in relation to food consumption and nutrient… CONTINUE READING


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