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Salty foods, BMI to blame for more children with high blood pressure

July 17, 2013 by


According to an article on, Salty meals, combined with higher levels of body mass indexes (BMIs) and obesity, are triggering a scary side effect among young people: high blood pressure. The risk for elevated blood pressure levels among children and adolescents has increased 27 percent in the past 13 years, according to a new […]