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Why Southern Food Is Bad for Your Brain

Posted on 02/11/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThe South is called the Stroke Belt because its residents are more likely to have a stroke than are people in other parts of the country. And now University of Alabama researchers think they know why: It’s all that fried chicken, bacon, ham, pies and sweet tea. The researchers, who presented their results at the International Stroke Conference last week, found that those who ate typical Southern food six times a week had a 41 percent increased risk of stroke …