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I was wondering if Turkey Bacon was allowed for the L&G. I bought a pack yesterday and had 2 strips last night crumbled on my salad. Does anyone else do turke bacon? Any ideas on what else I might try doing with it. Then I was wondering if I made a good choice this morning in buying it. I did find it on OTHER when charting my meals. But it went by ounces not slices so I'm not sure how much is allowed either.

Liza..

Comments (6)

You might want to post your question on the Ask Nutrition Support board, you'll get a quicker answer.

I love turkey bacon too so will watch for the response...

Comment #1

I'm watching too. I would love to crumble some on my salad, ooh! in my green beans... I'm sure I can find other uses. I LOVE BACON! *drool* Hmm. That could be part of my pre-MF issues, eh?..

Comment #2

Oooh me too with the watching for the answer.....but...tell me...how the heck do you cook turkey bacon so it crumbles??? Mine always turns out like shoe-leather. Maybe it's the brand? Fill me in...love and peace.....

Comment #3

An earlier post by Nutrisystem on turkey bacon said: Bacon is not recommended on the program. It is a little high in fat and sodium content. That was a few months ago and I always wondered if they read that it was turkey bacon, not regular..

However...I HAVE used it on occasion when I was just dying for a piece of bacon. I make sure I count it (Louis Rich brand has the per slice measurement or I use the one I defined in Private Foods). I then make sure I eat light in other areaspoultry or fish, no added fats/oils, etc. and my daily numbers, while a little on the high side for sodium and fat, still came out ok.

I don't really recommend having this often (I froze my slices on a cookie sheet so I could then bag them and they would stay separate) as it probably does NOT help in the weight loss department, but for an occasional treat...yep, I do eat the turkey bacon...

Comment #4

I think another NO-NO for bacon is the high salt content. This could also effect your water retention and create a temporary rise on the scales for us scale-aholics who insist on weighing everyday...

Comment #5

I also went back and read the post from a month back. They do say no to bacon. Due to high fat & sodium. The brand I bought was Oscar Mayer and here are the stats:.

1 slice:.

Cal=35.

Total Fat=3g.

Sodium=190mg.

Carb=<1g.

Trans Fat=0.

I didn't think that was bad. I won't have it to often. But I also found a post for a LEGAL BACON CHEESEBURGER that I'm dying to try. I'll post the answer from Nutrisystem when I get one. I didn't give them the stats though wonder if it will make a difference.

Liza..

Comment #6


This question was taken from a support group/message board and re-posted here so others can learn from it.

 

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