HTN: Major Recommendations (2015)
Below you will find a list of recommendations in the Hypertension (HTN) Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline organized by nutrition care process and topic.
The project started with a review of the 2007 recommendations. Selected recommendations were reviewed. The Summary of Changes 2015 provides an overview of the recommendation revisions and updates.
To see the Recommendation Summary, just click on the Recommendation title. Also view the Executive Summary of Recommendations or print the 2015 guideline in PDF format.
Screening and Referral
HTN: Effectiveness of Medical Nutrition Therapy
HTN: Duration and Frequency of Medical Nutrition Therapy Encounters
HTN: Dietary Potassium
HTN: Potassium Supplementation
HTN: Dietary Calcium
HTN: Calcium Supplementation
HTN: Dietary Magnesium
HTN: Magnesium Supplementation
HTN: DASH Diet
HTN: DASH and Weight Reduction
HTN: Alcohol Intake and Heavy Drinkers
HTN: Alcohol Intake and Moderate Drinkers
Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation
Other EAL evidence-based guidelines that may be helpful include Adult Weight Management, Disorders of Lipid Metabolism, Type 2 Diabetes, Prevention of Diabetes, and Chronic Kidney Disease.