Principles of Nutrition for Healthcare: Research Paper (RP)

Research Paper

HSC-2577 Principles of Nutrition for Healthcare: Research Paper (RP)



The main purpose of this RP is to critically reflect your understanding of the “Nutritional support for patients with Hypertension”  This RP must have 6 pages, including cover page and references, and be presented on APA format. The maximum similarity allowed with other publications is no more than 20%.



Students will critically evaluate the existing publications related to this RP topic. This assignment is planned to help you review, understand, and apply different concepts related to  Nutritional support for patients with Hypertension   concepts, as well as to become familiar with the new trends related to  Nutritional support for patients with Hypertension.

You need to read two different articles related to the topic that can be found at the FNU’s Library database LIRN. Librarian Assistants will be more than glad to assist you at both, South and Hialeah Campus. In preparing the RP, you are also allowed to use two web references, although all the publications and references used should be properly cited and included in the reference section following the APA format guidelines.


This RP must include:

  1. Introduction: provide a brief synopsis of the subjects under discussion.
  2. Definition of concepts related to these subjects: for example, Elder nutritional requirements, physiology of the elderly,  facts the affect nutrition in elderly.
  3. Conclusions and recommendations.  You must express your own opinion how important is to have a proper diet in the  Nutritional support for patients with Hypertension .



Due date: October 17, 2016.


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