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A traditional Southern diet – identified as fried foods, organ meats, processed meats, egg and egg dishes, sugar-sweetened beverages, and bread – play a large role in the prevalence of high blood pressure in the African-American population, according to a recent study. Researchers say along with diet, activity level, environmental and socio-economic conditions also can be factors.
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a nephrologist at Mayo Clinic, says the study helps to hone down on some dietary changes that people can make and have a pretty large impact on blood pressure.
To listen, click the link below.
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