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22 Sep 2013

Some nutritional facts of monounsaturated fat found in bacon and associated nitrites, nitrates

Posted by Adam Howell


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Half of the fat found in bacon is monounsaturated, which mostly consists of oleic acid, the type so valued in olive oil, according to Mary Enig, author of Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer For The Understanding The Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol.

Half of the fat found in bacon is monounsaturated, which mostly consists of oleic acid, the type so valued in olive oil, according to Mary Enig, author of Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer For The Understanding The Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol.

Dr. Kaayla Daniel wrote this outstanding piece for the Weston A. Price Foundation that gives plenty of hearty insight to the nutritional benefits of fat, and what the various preservatives in bacon mean for your health. Check out the story by clicking on the link below.

Save Your Bacon! Sizzling Bits about Nitrites, Dirty Little Secrets about Celery Salt and Other Aporkalyptic News | Recovery from Modern Diets – Weston A Price Foundation, by Dr Kaayla Daniel.

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