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71-year-old woman with hypertension

Remember that not every item on the menu needs to be

changed, but you should address each item. You are looking for sodium-controlled modifications. An example is provided for the oatmeal.

 

Regular Menu                                      Adjustments/changes needed for hypertension

                                                                    What type of diet would be prescribed?

                                                                           




Breakfast

Instant oatmeal

Regular oatmeal with no added salt

Scrambled egg

Tomato juice

Toast/margarine

Coffee/tea

Cream and sugar

Lunch

Lunch meat sandwich

Pickles/lettuce/mayonnaise

Potato chips

Milk

Snack

Salted peanuts

Dinner

Ham

Scalloped potatoes

Green beans with bacon bits

Dinner roll/margarine

Tea

 

 

 

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