Sugar Consumption May Be More Dangerous Than Salt When It Comes To Blood Pressure

December 12, 2014 7:31 PM

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A recent study suggests added sugar plays a larger role than salt in the development of high blood pressure and heart disease.

In the past dietary approaches to fighting these conditions have largely focused on cutting down on salt intake, but this new research suggests the effects this tactic has on reducing cardiovascular risks are "debatable," BMJ-British Medical Journal reported.

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