In a recent study, researchers found African-Americans were more likely to eat a traditional Southern diet – identified as fried foods, organ meats, processed meats, egg and egg dishes, sugar-sweetened beverages, and bread – which may play a role in the high rates of hypertension.

More health and medical news on the Mayo Clinic News Network.

Journalists: Clean and nat sound versions of this pkg available for download at

Register (free) at