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Too much fructose could raise your blood pressure

According to a recent news story…

“Do you need a reason to cut down on sweetened beverages? Their fructose content might increase your blood pressure, doctors said Thursday.

Although not all studies agree, the findings add to a growing body of evidence that too much of the ubiquitous sugar — found in fruits as well as high-fructose corn syrup and table sugar — can have important health consequences.”

July 6, 2010 - Posted by | Consumer Health, Health News Items, Nutrition

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