For people living with HIV, following a varied, balanced diet can support your immune system, promote a healthy heart, protect against some cancers, promote good bone health and help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Click here to read more about a well-balanced diet, alcohol consumption and maintaining a healthy weight.
Food and water safety
Storing, preparing and serving food safely are important to minimise the risk of food poisoning for everyone. This is especially important if you are living with HIV and your CD4 count is less than 200.
Click here to read our guide to food and water safety.
There is a Specialist Dietician for people living with HIV at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. If you would like a referral to the Dietician, talk to one of the nurses or doctors when you are in clinic.