Sugar Found to Raise Your Blood Pressure More Than Salt

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Do you or someone you care about have high blood pressure? Are you taking medication to control this problem? There is an ingredient you may be consuming that is raising your blood pressure and you may not even be aware of it.   Here is what recent studies have found: The cause of hypertension (high blood pressure) may be more due to the high consumption of added sugars, particularly fructose, and less to due to with sodium. Consuming a high-fructose diet caused an increase in…

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The Salt Controversy: Too Much or Too Little Can Be a Problem

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Salt intake has been one of the most controversial health topics for many years.  There have been many reports that consuming too much salt can raise blood pressure and increase a person’s risk for heart disease and stroke.  Is this really true?  On the contrary, can consuming too little salt cause health problems?  In this article, we will help clear the air on this essential nutrient. Salt is an essential nutrient that maintains and regulates blood pressure, carries nutrients into and out of your cells,…

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