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How much bacon do you eat in the morning?

by 1370 · February 23, 2012 at 12:48 AM

This is a question to women around 135-155 lbs who eat bacon. This morning I ate bacon only for breakfast. I wanted to know how much bacon you think you would eat if you ate only bacon for breakfast. Also please note the thickness of the bacon. I ate 3 thick slices at home and then got 6 more at work! Maybe to much bacon... I didn't eat much yesterday though. 1. How much bacon you eat at breakfast? Bacon only or how much bacon combined with other food. 2. how thick the slices are?

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18619 · September 19, 2011 at 01:48 PM

I am 5'2" and 140ish lbs. I try to keep my calories around 1200-1400 per day.

When I eat bacon for breakfast, I usually have something with it, typically 2 eggs. I eat 2 to 3 slices of bacon as a serving. I prefer the thick cut bacon and will only eat 2 slices of that, for sure. If it's a thinner bacon, then 3 slices.

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5100 · September 19, 2011 at 02:02 PM

4 slices of thick, restaurant-style bacon. 3 scrambled eggs with kale, green onions and radish.

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11071 · September 19, 2011 at 09:49 PM

I definitely have been known to eat nothing but bacon for breakfast...with my tea, of course...I buy Applegate Farms bacon ends most of the time, they are much more affordable, and I bake them in a large cast iron skillet full of raw bacon, then eat about half of that...kind of a lot, but I do just fine with it.

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3221 · September 19, 2011 at 01:39 PM

I try to limit myself to 4 pieces when I cook it. It's hard though. I do love some bacon!

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10 · February 23, 2012 at 12:48 AM

12 slices of fat back, organic bacon every morning (5 AM) followed by 6 slices around 10:30AM, and six slices around 2:30 PM (all with lot's of water).

Skirt Steak for Dinner with Kale, Spinach, Parsley, Dandelion Greens, and Green Chard.

Running at about 9.5% body fat for almost 2 years now.

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2291 · September 19, 2011 at 07:43 PM

Usually 3 medium slices along with a couple of overeasy eggs. Maybe some avocado too. Definitely recommend eating bacon and guac together mmm. I'm 5'8 1/2" and about 135-140lb.

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2689 · September 19, 2011 at 03:15 PM

I eat 2 pieces of thick bacon with two eggs fried in the bacon grease, if I eat breakfast.

Sometimes I have a smoothie (with no bacon, lol), and sometimes I have no breakfast at all.

I'm 5'8", 155 lb.

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7559 · September 19, 2011 at 03:12 PM

I could eat 6 Kirkland brand Costco bacon slices (medium thick) if I ate alone. Otherwise 2-4 with eggs and pastured butter.

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1176 · September 19, 2011 at 03:06 PM

My breakie: 3-4 thin slices with usually 3 eggs and sometimes some veggies or sauerkraut. I weigh 135 lb, 5'9".

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1127 · September 19, 2011 at 02:44 PM

I LOVE bacon... and I agree with vdh... I never seem to get full on it. I am 5'4 / 150. When I eat breakfast I eat 3 pieces thick cut, 2 eggs and 1 piece of cheese. I can't eat just bacon, I don't feel full. I also drink about 4 cups of coffee with just under 1/4 cup of cream. The days I don't eat breakfast I just drink the coffee and cream :)

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270 · September 19, 2011 at 02:14 PM

3-4 med thickness, more than that would be too rich for me (make me feel sick)... :~)

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1653 · September 19, 2011 at 08:08 PM

I avoid bacon just because it's just a O6 and PUFA bomb. There probably a lot of fat soluble toxins in them too.

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210 · September 19, 2011 at 07:13 PM

I tend to eat a panful of bacon at a time. Sometimes I'll have more than one panful a day. It's satisfying for me, but I don't ever feel over-full on it, and usually have it along with something else (cheese, eggs, heavy cream with tea added to it, etc).

I'm about 5'3" and 125 lbs.

ETA: oops, that's not the range you were looking for. Sorry!

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