Sugars added to processed foods and fizzy drinks poses a greater threat to the heart than salt, it has been claimed.
Doctors have called for dietary guidelines to focus more on the dangers of sugar, and less on salt.
A new study warns added sugars – rather than than added salt – are likely to have a greater role in raising blood pressure, as well as triggering heart disease and stroke.
In the fight to curb the prevalence of heart disease, the experts warn the dangers, particularly linked to fructose, must be highlighted. Full Story.