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Salt Doesn’t Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What a New Study Says.

Sodium has long been labeled the blood-pressure bogeyman. But are we giving salt a fair shake? A new study published in the American Journal of...

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The reason why eating more fruits and vegetables helps reduce blood pressure is because they are rich in potassium. It is the sodium-to-potassium balance that is important in controlling blood pressure, not the absolute levels of sodium.

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