Cardiovascular Disease - Hypertension

Practice Guidance Toolkit



Primary Prevention of Hypertension
Goals for an individual who wishes to take steps to prevent hypertension should be determined in conjunction with the client and should be specific to the individual. Goals should be time-sensitive, easily measured and achievable by the nutrition intervention. Both short-term and long-term goals may be set. Examples of short- and long-term goals include to:

  • lower sodium intake by not using salt at the table and reducing intake of processed foods over the next
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Last Updated: 2020-10-07