The dietary requirements for a 42-year-old man diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension were determined using the Mini-Nutritional Assessment (MNA). He has an somewhat active lifestyle as a sales representative primarily in the field. With a BMI of 27.3, he requires a reduced caloric intake to encourage weight loss. His preferences are Hispanic recipes.
Daily caloric requirements are approximately 2500 calories daily; in order to encourage weight loss, calories should be between 2000 and 2200 daily. The guidelines for the DASH diet are incorporated into the menus to address high blood pressure. In addition, suggestions for menu planning Continue reading...