Southern Food Causes Strokes?

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•07 Feb 11, 2013

A new study has linked the highly fatty and extremely sweet foods often consumed in the American South, such as sweet tea and fried chicken and fish, with southern states’ high rates of stroke. What do you think?

  • “I don’t know about all you other gals, but I, for one, find men with a slight Southern drawl and some facial paralysis incredibly charming.”

    Regina Ruddy –
    Linguist

  • “You Yankees can call them ‘strokes’ or whatever you want. Down here they go by the name of ‘The Tasty Clots.’”

    Conrad Moser –
    Box Maker

  • “Nah, they’re just stroking out because it all tastes so darn good.”

    Don Chao –
    Upholstery Restorer