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White Crystals Controversy: Sugar rather than Salt as the Etiology of Hypertension

Tiny Nair

Keywords : High fructose corn syrup,Hypertension,Salt,Sugar

Citation Information : Nair T. White Crystals Controversy: Sugar rather than Salt as the Etiology of Hypertension. Hypertens J 2016; 2 (1):7-9.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10043-0022

Published Online: 01-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


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Nair T. White Crystals Controversy: Sugar rather than Salt as the Etiology of Hypertension. Hypertens J 2016;2(1):7-9.

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