Lower Sodium Bacon

Great Value - Lower Sodium Bacon has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Iron.

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. With 33.33 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It gives a good yield of Iron at 33.33 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Great Value - Lower Sodium Bacon has been given a composite ranking of 1, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat76%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A666.7 IU13.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin C0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium846.7 mg84.7%Top 10%Very High
Iron33.3 mg185.2%Top 10%Very High
Potassium6666.7 mg190.5%Top 10%Very High
Sodium1153.3 mg48.1%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein33.3 g66.7%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat46.7 g71.8%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat16.7 g83.3%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 80 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7 g 10.8%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g 12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15 mg 5%

Sodium 173 mg 7.2%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 5 g 10%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.7% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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