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Sat 1 Dec, 2012
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Eat to beat diarrhoea

Eat to beat diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is one of the most common problems for people living with HIV. It affects as many as four out of every five HIV-positive people and can have profound effects on lifestyle. In this article we look at what causes diarrhoea and how it affects the body, and give some practical tips and recipes for how to control diarrhoea.

Eating Positively

The Food Chain is marking its 20th Anniversary by delivering two new projects to support the changing needs of people living with HIV.

Superfoods Myths and Truths

With the list of supposed superfoods growing every week, Luis Luna investigates if you have to spend on exotic imports or if local cabbage will have the same effect.

Healthy Eating - Harissa chicken with black & white rice Serves 4

Harissa is a North African hot red sauce or paste made from chili peppers (often smoked or dried) and garlic, often with coriander and caraway or cumin and served with olive oil.


Falling on Saturday 1 December, World AIDS Day is a hugely important date in this year’s Food Chain calendar.

The supreme efforts of our volunteers in the run up to World AIDS Day each year helps to ensure that we can continue to expand our services and help more people living with HIV in London.

What will you do for The Food Chain this World AIDS Day?

Sell red ribbons in your workplace, school, church or university Help keep World AIDS Day visible by selling red ribbons in the lead up to 1 December. We can provide you with ribbons, posters, leaflets and collection tins (all free of charge, of course!) Simply tell us how many ribbons you think you will be able to sell and what materials you will need.

Volunteer for our World AIDS Day collections in Soho

We will be fundraising in Soho between Thursday 29th November and Sunday 2nd December.

Spitalfields Market - Saturday 1st December - 11am
We will be collecting and selling red ribbons for a few hours on World AIDS Day itself, at the popular market that is Spitalfields. Wrap up warm, wear a red ribbon and inspire others to do the same to raise HIV/AIDS awareness.

Ku Bar - Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December - 6pm
We will be collecting at Ku Bar, Lisle Street from 6pm - late on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.

Hold your own event In the past we have had World AIDS Day raffles, quizzes, sponsored cycle races, dinner parties, car boot sales and cake sales. So let your imagination run wild!.

Please contact Charlie by email fundraising@foodchain.org.ukfor on 020 7843 1801 if you are interested in helping The Food Chain with our World AIDS Day campaign.


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