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Bacon

Category:

Red Meat

Bacon is a type of salt-cured pork. Bacon is prepared from several different cuts of meat, typically from the pork belly or from back cuts, which have less fat than the belly. Bacon is so tasty and works really well with a brioche bun!

Protein:

2.9 g

Carbohydrates:

0.1 g

Fat:

3.5 g

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Calories:

44

Vitamin C:

0%

Saturated Fat:

1.1 g

Magnesium:

0%

Sodium:

177 mg

Sugar:

0 g

Calcium:

0%

Vitamin B-6:

0%

Potassium:

43 mg

Dietary Fiber:

0 g

Vitamin A:

0%

Iron:

0%

Cobalamin:

1%

Cholesterol:

9 mg

Vitamin D:

0%

 

Facts

 
  • Americans spend more than $4 billion annually on bacon.

  • Bacon dates back at least 3,500 years. The Chinese were the first to cook salted pork bellies. The salt preserved the meat so it could be eaten all year.

  • If you’re average, you’ll eat 18 pounds of bacon this year.

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Dietary Requirements

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Benefits & Drawbacks of Eating

Bacon

Benefits

Drawbacks

  • It's tasty!

  • Highly satiating

  • High sodium count when eating in excess

  • Really high in fat

  • High in cholesterol

 

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