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Too Much Sugar Or Too Much Salt: Which Is Worse?

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It's been said by countless nutritionists, doctors, and health pros, but it bears repeating: Moderation is everything. So, when it comes to the bad-for-you stuff — like sugar, salt, and so on — the ultimate goal is to keep yourself from ODing on any one particular dietary evil. But, we're still curious: If you're going to eat too much of a bad thing, which so-called bad thing is worse?
Over at Shape, nutritional consultant Dr. Mike Roussell compares the two most notorious offenders, salt and sugar, to determine which does the most damage when consumed in excess. Click over to Shape for the full scoop.