Skip sugar, not salt, to keep your heart in good health

December 13, 2014 11:12 AM

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Skip sugar, not salt, to keep your heart in good health

For years, we have been told and we believe that cutting back on salt intake is good for the heart. However, a new study says that sugar scores worse than salt when it comes to heart health. The results of the study were published in this week’s issue of the journal Open Heart.

Though sugar has never been deemed good for health and has been linked with diabetes and obesity, this study says that sugar increases blood pressure more than salt.

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