Sugar, Not Salt, to Blame for Hypertension

Title: The wrong white crystals: not salt but sugar as aetiological in hypertension and cardiometabolic disease.

Author: DiNicolantonio JJ, Lucan SC.

Source: Open Heart 2014;1:e000167. doi:10.1136/openhrt-2014-000167
http://openheart.bmj.com/content/1/1/e000167.full

Brief: Authors argue that hypertension is more likely the product of sugar consumption, particularly fructose, rather than salt consumption.

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