Salt May Be Sweeter Than Sugar for Blood Pressure

Salt May Be Sweeter Than Sugar for Blood Pressure

November 7, 2019 1 By Jose Scott


Salt may be a little less sinister for patients
with high blood pressure than once thought. And sugar may steal salt’s spot on the list
of blood pressure spikers. I’m Miranda Savioli with your latest health news A new study found that processed sugars may
contribute more to high blood pressure and heart disease than salt. The researchers said
avoiding processed foods, which often contains a sugar called fructose, may bring blood pressure
down. High fructose corn syrup can be found in anything from soda to ketchup. Table sugar,
like the kind you add to coffee, can also be listed as sucrose. Try replacing processed snacks with fresh
fruit to help maintain healthy blood pressure.