A nurse is teaching a client who wants to reduce their risk for hypertension. The nurse makes which of the following realistic dietary recommendations?

"Eat sweets that are low in fats."


•A Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet consists of a diet with whole grains (6-8 daily servings); nuts, seeds, and legumes (4-5 per week); lean meats, poultry and fish (6 or fewer servings per day); and sweets that are low in fat.

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