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Table 10 Blood pressure reduction by lifestyle modification

From: 2018 Korean Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the management of hypertension: part II-diagnosis and treatment of hypertension

Lifestyle modification BP reduction (systolic/diastolic BP, mm Hg) Recommendation
Restriction of salt intake -5.1/-2.7 Less than 6 g of salt per day
Body weight reduction -1.1/-0.9 Each reduction of 1 kg
Moderation in drink -3.9/-2.4 Less than two glasses per day
Exercise -4.9/-3.7 30–50 min per day for more than 5 days in a week
Diet control -11.4/-5.5 Vegetables-based healthy diet habit*
  1. *Diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and fish and low in fat and calorie