Cardiovascular Disease - Hypertension

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Intervention


Nutrition Prescription
  • Modified Diet
    • Energy/nutrient modification
      • Calorie modification (e.g. to facilitate weight loss)
      • Mineral intake (e.g. calcium to meet dietary reference intake levels, reduce sodium)
      • Fibre level (increase)
      • Food intake (e.g. increase whole grains, vegetables and fruit, legumes, fish consumption, flaxseed; sodium modification). 
Food and/or Nutrient Delivery Example
  • Meals and Snacks
    • General/healthful diet
    • Composition of meals/snacks
      • Carbohydrate-modified diet
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Last Updated: 2020-10-07