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Cut dietary sugars to reduce heart risks, study says

PCNA SmartBrief | Dec 11, 2014

Diets for people at risk of heart disease should focus on reducing sugar more than cutting salt, U.S. researchers reported in the BMJ's Open Heart. Researchers said sugar may have a stronger link to blood pressure than sodium and that restricting salt results in only a small decrease in blood pressure levels. "Moreover, evidence suggests that sugars in general, and fructose in particular, may contribute to overall cardiovascular risk through a variety of mechanisms," the study team wrote. DailyRx.com (12/10) MedicalDaily.com (12/10)


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