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...

...ess of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)MNT...


...N: Duration and Frequency of MNT Encounters...


...in DThe RDN should encourage adults with HTN...


...tassiumThe RDN should encourage adults with HTN to...


...N: Potassium SupplementsIf an adult with HTN is un...


HTN: Dietary CalciumThe RDN should...


...Calcium SupplementsIf an adult with HTN i...


...ietary MagnesiumThe RDN should encourage adu...


...Magnesium SupplementsIf an adult with HTN is un...


...he RDN should counsel on reducing sod...


...DASH DietThe RDN should counsel on a Diet...


...SH Diet And Weight ReductionFor overwe...


...N: Alcohol Intake In Moderate DrinkersIf...


...Alcohol Intake In Heavy DrinkersIf an...


...ical ActivityThe RDN should encourage adul...