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High Fructose Intake May Lead to High Blood Pressure

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News July 3, 2010 @ 1:52 am
image A new study has found that people who eat a diet high in fructose, in the form of added sugar, are at increased risk of developing high blood pressure, or hypertension. The findings suggest that cutting back on foods and beverages containing a lot of fructose (sugar) might decrease one's risk of developing hypertension. Hypertension is the most common chronic condition in developed countries and a major risk factor for heart and kidney diseases. Researchers a...

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