HTN: Background Information (2015)

HTN: Background Information (2015)

Bibliographic Source

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Hypertension Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline, Chicago (IL): Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2015.


This guideline was not adapted from another source. Development of the guideline was conducted in accordance with the Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation critical appraisal instrument.

Date Released


Guideline Developer

Professional Association

Guideline Status

This is the second edition of the Hypertension Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline.

Guideline Availability

The Hypertension Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline in its entirety is available to Academy members and Evidence Analysis Library (EAL) subscribers. The general public has access to only the Guideline Introduction and Executive Summary of Recommendations.

Copyright Statement

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages the free exchange of evidence in nutrition practice guidelines and promotes the adaptation of the guidelines for local conditions. However, please note that guidelines are subject to copyright provisions. To replicate or reproduce this guideline, in part or in full, please obtain agreement from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Contact for copyright permission.

When modifying the guidelines for local circumstances, significant departures from these comprehensive guidelines should be fully documented and the reasons for the differences explicitly detailed.

©2015 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics