Does Restaurant Food Raise Blood Pressure?

April 16, 2015 6:50 PM

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It is possible to eat healthy when eating out -- but it certainly isn't easy. Tempting foods, countless choices and large portions are just some of the reasons we'll tend to overdo it when eating out. The fast food to healthy food restaurant ratio definitely also skews to the greasy, salty, sugary side of things.

Eating out more often is known to be associated with overweight, but a new study in the American Journal of Hypertension found that even for young people, additional meals out is linked to greater risk of high blood pressure.

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