Protein in Bacon, Pork Selections

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Protein Grams in Bacon

Three slices or strips or bacon that are regular size contain 6 grams of protein.

If the slices are thick, they will of course contain more values. There may be as little as 7 grams or double that amount, depending upon how much lean meat is in the bacon.

Turkey bacon contains about 5 grams per three slices.

One package of low-sodium bacon which weighs 446 grams contains a whopping 56 grams of protein.

Protein in Pork

Three ounces of pork tenderloin contains about 25 grams while spareribs contain 28.

Of course, the tenderloin is your healthier choice over the spareribs - and over salty ham and pork liver for that matter. The liver is mined with cholesterol at 85 mg's per ounce and 340 per three ounces in its raw state.

Protein in Pork Bacon, Spareribs, Tenderloin, Ham

PORK SELECTION BASED ON 3 OZ

PROTEIN g

Bacon [3 slices], regular size

6.00

Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted - 3 thick slices

7.04

Canadian Bacon [2 slices]

11.30

Pork Liver

22.10

Picnic Shoulder Arm

22.70

Pickled Pig's Feet

12.50

Spareribs, lean only

28.00

Tenderloin

25.00

Loin, center loin (chops), bone-in, lean, pan-fried

25.13

Pork, fresh, leg (ham), whole, lean only, roasted

25.00

Spareribs, separable lean and fat, braised

24.70

Loin, center rib (roasts), bone-in, lean only, roasted

24.50

Leg (ham), whole, roasted

22.81

Picnic Ham

22.75

Country-style ribs

22.52

Center loin (chops), bone-in, roasted

21.77

Pork, cured, ham, whole, lean and fat, roasted

18.33

Fun Outdoor Activities

Some really enjoyable outdoor activities that aren't too taxing include: flying a kite, a walk around your local park or beach, fossil hunting, fly fishing, canoeing in a mild body of water, raking leaves, miniature golf, and a visit to the zoo.

Cutting the Fat

Spray a pan with no calorie butter flavored spray.  Slice 1 medium potato into thin slices. 'Fry' in the pan, turning once.  Salt and pepper as desired.  Enjoy with catsup for about 120 calories plus the catsup calories.

Illness & Dieting

If you are feeling under the weather, it's just not a savvy time to be dieting.  If you have the flu, a cold, or just a case of the sniffles, allow your body to recuperate.  If you're dead, you can't diet.

Gelatin, Weight Loss

Try preparing sugar-free gelatin and enjoying it as a beverage. It's thick, it's sweet, it's filling, it's only 40 calories per small box.

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