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The Health Benefits of Bacon

The Top Secret, Shocking, Finger-Licking, Kitten-Tickling, Potentially Life-Saving Health Benefits of BACON MEATY! SODIUMTASTIC! MOUTH-WATERING!! BACON IS AN EASY TARGET FOR HEALTH NUTS, BUT COULD IT BE THAT THIS BELOIED PORK PRODUCT IS ACTUALLY GOOD FOR YOU? ALL SIGNS POINT TO "SURE, WHY NOT?" A recent study found that pregnant women can BOOST THE INTELLIGENCE OF THEIR UNBORN CHILDREN BY EATING BACON AND EGGS. That's because those foods are good sources of a nutrient called choline that aids in the development of a baby's memory. Choline can also help protect against heart problems and premature births.' One of the knocks against bacon has been that it contains nitrates and nitrites, compounds that are used to preserve meat but may cause cancer over time. However, the nitrite byproducts that actually cause cancer, known as nitrosamines, are found only in overcooked bacon. Incidentally, bacon cooked in the microwave has less nitrosamine than fried bacon.? STILL WORRIED ABOUT BACON CANCER? P'e Faur Vitamins C, D and E inhibit the conversion of nitrites into nitrosamines in the stomach. OINK of the fat in bacon is monounsaturated, the good- for-you fat that can help lower bad cholesterol levels. Bacon's monounsaturated fat is oleic Ipetd leer Redend BARREL AGED Bacon Oil AA/N acid, the same “healthy" fat found in olive oil. EATING BACON CAN HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT! One study found that women who added bacon to their breakfast felt less hunger until lunchtime than those who had no protein. All the participants in the study lost about the same amount of weight, but the group eating more protein retained more lean muscle, which increases metabolism. Low-carb/high-protein diets like the Atkins diet are much-maligned, but some long-term studies have found- that such diets are not only effective at weight loss, but they also have a more beneficial impact sugar than conventional diets. Granted, there are studies that have found otherwise, so which should you believe? We choose the more delicious one. cholesterol and blood BACON 2.0 Pigs are now being fed graiņs that boost their levels of 0meğa-3 fatty acids, usually found in fish, which can lower your risk of heart attack, lower your cholesterol, reduce inflammation and improve circulation." WASTE BACON FAT produced in the cooking process at TMI Foods in Northampton, England is being used to create an environmentally safe and low polluting bio-diesel for use as an alternative fuel. Bacon, it turns out, could save the world. from The Doctor Is Out ( ' 2 P " terrific_ten_slideshow slide-1 S 7 *

The Health Benefits of Bacon

shared by amie on Mar 24
There is no flavor or smell quite like that of bacon. Often a staple food at the breakfast or brunch table bacon has carried the burden of a bad reputation for far too long. Bacon has been found to ...


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