What's Healthier: Bacon or Tootsie Rolls?

Updated: Mar 3, 2019



Trick question? Perhaps. The tootsie roll has no known nutritional value. It weighs in at 99 calories an ounce and is made up of sugar, corn syrup, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, condensed skim milk, cocoa, whey, soy lecithin, and natural and artificial flavors, whatever they are.

Bacon weighs in at about 45 calories (one strip). Of the 45 calories, approximately 65 percent comes from fat. Is that bad? Well, you need some fat in your diet to help absorb your fat soluble vitamins and fat helps with several other functions, including hormonal functions. Granted you may not need that much fat, but bacon will not spike your insulin and will not cause your leptin to spike either. Bacon does not have any hydroge