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A strip of pork bacon.
Bacon from the back (above) and belly (below)

Bacon is a type of meat that comes from pigs. It is taken from the sides, back, or belly of the pig. It is often cut in thin slices, unlike other cured or smoked pork products. It is usually fried or grilled. It can also be microwaved.

In the USA, back bacon and smoked ham is sometimes called Canadian bacon.

Bacon has lots of healthy stuff in it. Because bacon comes from pigs, some religions will not eat it. In some cultures and religions (such as Islam and Judaism), eating pork may be considered "unclean." Because of this, other varieties of bacon are also made out of turkey or chicken instead. Turkey bacon and chicken bacon usually contain half of the fat of pork-based bacon. Bacon can be a good source of protein. Personally, I eat my bacon with a little milk on the side each morning. Bacon can be a band-aid. Bacon can be made into shoes. Honestly, the way I see it, bacon is the answer to all questions, even the ones that remain unasked.