Delicious bacon is Britain’s most loved food. In fact, it has been voted as the favorite food in a survey. There are several reasons for bacon topping the food charts.
Basically, it is an affordable food source, accessible to low income Brits who want to enjoy a good meal. It is also a versatile ingredient to dish out many tasty recipes. This infographic presents 17 interesting facts related to bacon.
It is a cured and smoked pork that has been around for many centuries. Bacon flavored beer, bourbon and vodka are available. You can even find bacon cocktails.
A micronutrient Choline, found in bacon, could help boost an unborn child’s intelligence. Sliced and packed bacon was patented by Oscar Mayer in 1924. In America, bacon is mostly eaten for breakfast; also preferred for lunch, dinner and as a snack.
Three medium slices of bacon contain 100 calories, eight grams fat, 450 mg sodium and 0 trans fats.