Turkey Bacon vs. Pork Bacon

Turkey Bacon vs. Pork Bacon

Turkey Bacon or Pork Bacon, which do you eat? And which do you think is better for you? I have compiled a comparison of both below using Oscar Mayer brands, you might be surprised to find out once you double the serving size for turkey bacon then compare it to pork bacon.

This information is provided for information purpose and in no way in an endorsement for the brand names or products. Results may vary when comparing brands.

Oscar Mayer Bacon, Louis Rich Turkey


Product Details:

50% less fat than USDA data for pork bacon. Smoked cured turkey chopped & formed. Smoke flavor added. Fully cooked. South Beach Diet recommended. Inspected for wholesomeness by US Department of Agriculture. 35 calories and 3 grams fat per slice! Louis Rich Turkey Bacon gives you all the great bacon taste you want with 50% less fat! And it doesn’t shrink like ordinary bacon – a 12-oz package gives you more meat after cooking than a 16-oz package of pork bacon, plus no greasy clean up! Sensible Solution: 3g fat; 0g trans fat; 15mg cholesterol per serving. Contains no pork. South Beach Diets phases 1,2 & 3. Fat content has been reduced from 6g to 3g per serving.


Turkey, Water, Salt, Sugar, Contains Less than 2% of Sodium Lactate, Canola Oil, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Phosphates, Smoke Flavor, Sodium Ascorbate, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Sodium Nitrite, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin.

Warnings: Contains: soy.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 slice – Double 2
Servings Per Container: 22 – Double Servings = 11
Calories 35 – Double 70
Calories from Fat 25 – Double 50
Amount Per Serving and/or % Daily Value
Total Fat 3 g (5%) – Double 6g (10%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (5%) – Double 2g (10%)
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 15 mg (5%) – Double 30 mg (10%)
Sodium 180 mg (8%) – Double 360 mg (16%)
Total Carbohydrate 0 g (0%)
Protein 2 g – Double 4g
Vitamin C 6% – Double 12%

Oscar Mayer Bacon


Product Details:

America’s favorite. Naturally hardwood smoked. U.S. Inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture. Oscar Mayer has been making great tasting bacon for over 75 years. Our naturally hardwood smoked process brings out the delicious flavor and aroma that everyone loves. Oscar Mayer – nothing but the best!

Ingredients: Cured with Water, Salt, Sugar, Sodium Phosphates, Sodium Ascorbate, Sodium Nitrite.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 slices
Servings Per Container: 10
Calories 70
Calories from Fat 50
Amount Per Serving and/or % Daily Value
Total Fat 6 g (9%)
Saturated Fat 2 g (10%)
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 15 mg (5%)
Sodium 290 mg (12%)
Total Carbohydrate 0 g (0%)
Protein 4 g
Vitamin C 6%

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