The Dangerous Effects Of Salt & Sugar

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( — If you’re diabetic or hypertensive, the holiday feasts can wreak havoc with your blood sugar and your blood pressure.

But do you really know how much is too much?

How Much Sodium?

The average individual without hypertension should consume no more than 2,000 milligrams of sodium per day. For those with hypertension, doctors will often recommend less than 1,500 milligrams for many patients, and even less for those with more serious disease.