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    So today my breakfast experiment was asking how much was too muich bacon. It turns out that 6 strips isn't too much. (eaten with 3 courgettes and some refried potatoes)
    Disclaimer: I eat 'meat and vegetables' ala Primal, although I don't agree with the carb curve. I like Perfect Health Diet and WAPF Lactofermentation a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Anthony View Post
    Oh, I don't use it as a protein source; that's what beef and lamb and fish and other meats are for. I use it as a source of deliciousness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eKatherine View Post
    Bacon is not a high protein food. I eat it as a condiment or a treat, not as my source of dietary protein.
    Back bacon isn't too bad for protein, though.
    Your post literally just reminded me of what Americans call 'bacon'. This BF post has it right (no 5): http://www.buzzfeed.com/scottybryan/...rit-in-america.
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    Huffpo scorns bacon as very unhealthy. Whats the real scoop?

    Smoking fatty grassfed beef with a touch of cumin, paprika, and sea salt 👌👌


    Or Uyghur style lamb jerky.

    That's my bacon.
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    What is the "beef" so to speak with bacon? Is it the nitrates or the saturated fat. If saturated fat is harmless; and if nitrates are more abundant in celery; then there should be no problem. Yet I continuously see all those studies warning of the dangers of processed foods. So I still eat bacon; but I still get the willies about it....But does anyone ever mention the fact that bacon doesn't give you cavities? Doesn't give you IBS? Keeps you thin on a low carb diet? Satisfies? Satiates?
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    Quote Originally Posted by zebonaut View Post
    What is the "beef" so to speak with bacon? Is it the nitrates or the saturated fat. If saturated fat is harmless; and if nitrates are more abundant in celery; then there should be no problem. Yet I continuously see all those studies warning of the dangers of processed foods. So I still eat bacon; but I still get the willies about it....
    Celery having nitrates isn't really a sound endorsement for their consumption. 99.9999% of the time I find them vile and when I fancy them, a stalk of two suffices. That hardly matches the quantities in which I would consume bacon if I deemed it 100% safe.

    Note: my salt consumption is ridiculously high as, when it drops, I dehydrate. A high sodium diet (cycled, of course, so sometimes no added salt and sometimes salt by the bucketload) is required when no-added-salt leads to you not absorbing much of the water you drink, causing dehydration.
    Hence why bacon is so brilliant. Juicy back bacon, fatty back, meaty centre, loaded with salt? Heaven.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zebonaut View Post
    What is the "beef" so to speak with bacon? Is it the nitrates or the saturated fat. If saturated fat is harmless; and if nitrates are more abundant in celery; then there should be no problem. Yet I continuously see all those studies warning of the dangers of processed foods. So I still eat bacon; but I still get the willies about it....But does anyone ever mention the fact that bacon doesn't give you cavities? Doesn't give you IBS? Keeps you thin on a low carb diet? Satisfies? Satiates?

    As much as I love bacon, in my mind the only negative is that it is that the bacon I have access to is certainly less than ideal. So any hormones, antibiotics or whatever the put into them is likely stored in the fat. Bacon is fat. It doesn't stop me from having it but I think that is what the "beef" is for me.


    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisepassion View Post
    Smoking fatty grassfed beef with a touch of cumin, paprika, and sea salt ����


    Or Uyghur style lamb jerky.

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    Your bacon sounds awesome.

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