Diet and Hypertension

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 5160, 5260; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.6, 8.4.1

This course explores foods and dietary patterns that may be beneficial for controlling hypertension and discusses the mechanisms by which diet may affect blood pressure.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:

  1. Distinguish foods and nutrients that may help in the management of hypertension.
  2. Evaluate the physiologic processes by which foods may promote healthy blood pressure.
  3. Assess dietary patterns that promote healthy blood pressure.
  4. Explain the potential benefits of antihypertensive foods to clients.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
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Mary Franz, MS, RDN, LDN, is a research dietitian at Harvard University and a freelance health and science writer.

This continuing education course is brought to you free of charge through the support of Bush's Best Beans. Please note that Bush Brothers and Company provided financial support only and did not have input into the information provided in this course.

The presenter has no disclosures to report for this program and has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program.  View our disclosure policy.


Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR


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