August 27, 2007
Chewing the Fat
People living with HIV that have higher-than-normal lipid levels consume more fat, saturated fat and more cholesterol than the general population, according to a study published in the July 31st issue of AIDS.
The study suggests that antiretroviral medication may not be solely to blame for raised lipid levels in positive people. Rather, it may be due to a number of factors including compensating for increased energy expenditure or changes in taste.
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