Hypertension Nutrition Management

Publication Date: September 1, 2017

Introduction

Introduction

Table 1. Categories for Blood Pressure Levels in Adults Measured in Millimeters of Mercury (mmHg)

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Category

Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP)

Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP)

Normal

<120

And

<80

Prehypertension

120–139

Or

80–89

High Blood Pressure

Stage 1

140–159

Or

90–99

Stage 2

≥160

Or

≥100


Nutrition Intervention

...ion Intervention...

...ffectiveness of Medical Nutrition Therap...


...: Duration and Frequency of MNT EncountersTo...


...min DThe RDN should encourage adults...


...PotassiumThe RDN should encourage ad...


...upplementsIf an adult with HTN is unable to me...


...N: Dietary CalciumThe RDN should enc...


HTN: Calcium SupplementsIf an adult wi...


...ary MagnesiumThe RDN should encourage adults w...


...agnesium SupplementsIf an adult with HT...


...DN should counsel on reducing sodium intake for...


...H DietThe RDN should counsel on a Dieta...


...DASH Diet And Weight ReductionFor overweight or o...


...Alcohol Intake In Moderate DrinkersIf an adult wit...


...N: Alcohol Intake In Heavy DrinkersIf an...


...ActivityThe RDN should encourage adults with H...