Does Sugar Cause High Blood Pressure?

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Sugar Not Salt Causing High Blood Pressure?

It’s clear that we eat too much salt….and sugar…and the wrong fats….and food in general.  Refined sugars (carbohydrates) in particular, have been linked to a variety of health issues including obesity and diabetes.  Hypertension, on the other hand, has consistently been linked to excess salt consumption.  So it comes as a bit of a surprise to see new research that links sugar to hypertension.

 

American scientists recently reviewed a study of 8670 French adults which seemed to find n...

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