Sugar May Harm Blood Pressure Worse Than Salt

December 12, 2014 5:53 PM

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A recent study claims that sugar may harm blood pressure worse than salt does. The study started a debate after claiming that benefits coming from decreasing salt levels are arguable. The study published in the Open Heart journal on Wednesday paid special attention on evidence from human research, animal studies and experiments.

Scientists from the St. Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and Montefiore Medical center came to the conclusion that sugar may have a stronger impact in high blood pressure and numerous other heart health problems than salt does.

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