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Old 06-23-2010, 08:52 AM   #1
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Question Starting Atkins..Bacon Question


I started Atkins years ago, but never really gave it a good shot. Now I have the determination to make this my way of eating. I am coming off Medifast and counting calories, I just couldn't do it anymore.

Question: I live in Colorado and don't have Trader Joe's here. What kind of bacon do you all buy that is a good on program one?

I got all my books and am reading from front to back. I got such deals at Goodwill and buys at my public library. I got the 2002 version and good Atkin's cookbooks.

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Old 06-23-2010, 10:52 AM   #2
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I use the microwave, for easy of use!! Oscar Meyer

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Old 06-23-2010, 02:24 PM   #3
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I bought some bacon from whole foods. Generally anything that is nitrate free is okay i think. Check around for other local health food stores, they might not carry a ton of meat, like we have Davids Natural market- however they have a small amount. You just want to avoid the carcinogen from the nitrate
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Old 06-30-2010, 02:14 PM   #4
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Simple ~ good ol reg bacon. But.. I am not a food purist so I dont' even check for nitrates, only carbs. I don't eat it daily, so I dont' think it matters. I could though, eat it every single day. YUM!!! The regular Oscar Meyer cooks up crisp!
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Old 06-30-2010, 03:51 PM   #5
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I typically use the store brand of bacon or Kirkland if I have gone to Costco. I have bacon nearly every morning. YUM!
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Old 07-08-2010, 06:44 AM   #6
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I am more of a food purist (organic) and especially regarding certain foods, bacon being one of them. Whole foods has organic & nitrate-free bacon. I don't think its a big deal if you don't eat it often, but if you want it to be a staple or regular food, the science on nitrates is pretty frightening - it would be money well spent in my opinion...
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