Bacon Facts: Yes, we love our bacon

I wanted to turn heads to my blog today and I did not have a picture of puppies. So, even better than that is bacon. Really, bacon is just that good. The once maligned food actually is now back en vogue. I like mine crispy. Here are some bacon tidbits to whet the appetite and charm the non-vegitarians in us all.

  • Favorite Facebook bacon meme: No Hope – NoCash – No Jobs – Please Don’t Die Kevin Bacon.
  • Calories in a typical strip of bacon: 46 (NOT BAD!)
  • American bacon comes front the fatty belly of the pig.
  • Bacon tastes amazing. Yep.
  • In Europe they slice it fancy and call it pancetta.
  • Nitrosamines found in bacon are known to cause cancer when heated…sooo… well, no more bad news.
  • Bacon contains vitamins! Really!!
  • 70% of bacon is consumed for breakfast in the USA.
  • Bacon bits are actually vegetarian.


Rich Kirkpatrick

Rich Kirkpatrick

Writer, Speaker, and Musician. Rich Kirkpatrick was recently rated #13 of the “Top 75 Religion Bloggers” by, having also received recognition by Worship Leader Magazine as “Editor’s Choice” for the “Best of the Best” of blogs in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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