Bacon mania has swept the world, and this salty meat can now be found in tons of common dishes, such as pizza, creamy pasta, and lasagna. It has even made its way into desserts — chocolate-covered bacon, anyone? Even though a fair amount of people would call bacon their favorite food, it has a bad reputation for being unhealthy. Just how unhealthy is it really? Take this quiz to find out.
Is Bacon Really That Bad?
How many grams of saturated fat in one strip of bacon?
If you place three strips of bacon on your burger or sandwich, how many calories does it add?
Which food contains the highest amount of cholesterol?
A person shouldn't exceed 2,300 mg of sodium a day. How many strips of bacon would you have to eat to reach the daily limit?
A healthier type of bacon is free of what ingredient?