7 Unexpected Foods With as Much Fat as a Slice of Bacon
Whether bacon is being sprinkled on doughnuts and ice-cream sundaes or being eaten sliced and fried, Americans are head over heels for it. At the same time, the United States is one of the most obese countries in the world—and bacon isn’t exactly a low-fat food. At five grams of fat per slice, chowing down on two crispy pieces of cooked pork makes up nearly a fifth of the daily fat intake for a 2,000-calorie diet. But if you’re thinking of kicking the item off your plate, consider that plenty of other foods have the same amount of fat—without the delicious smell or crunch. Here are seven items that have the fat equivalent of one slice of bacon.