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Bacon Brains

Jorge sends along an almost timely piece:

The traditional English breakfast is not normally associated with good health.

But scientists have found that eating a plate of bacon and eggs could help pregnant women boost the intelligence of their unborn child.

Women are usually given a list of foods to avoid during pregnancy and it is well documented that a pregnant woman’s diet can affect her unborn baby.

Scientists have found that eating a plate of bacon and eggs could help pregnant women boost the intelligence of their unborn child

Does baby Bacon get the benefits by just being a Bacon? (When I was growing up every time we had bacon my father would say “check your toes!”)

Comments

  1. #1 Don
    January 14, 2010

    We had neighbors across the street named Bacon. When their son was born, they named him Christopher Peter. Yes, he was Chris P Bacon.

  2. #2 Chris
    January 14, 2010

    You may want to consider updating your profile on the side there: …and his personal pleasures include changing diapers, burping, calming, and not sleeping more than 2 hours at a time.

    It wouldn’t be right not to say it is all worth it though. Just give it about 2 months for the returns.

  3. #3 Neil B
    January 14, 2010

    Maybe the mother’s should get their bacon in a woman’s traditional second-best-friend, chocolate:
    http://www.vosgeschocolate.com/product/bacon_exotic_candy_bar/
    This is truly decadent I suppose.

  4. #4 Neil B
    January 14, 2010

    Here’s what the designer says of the bar:

    Really, what doesn’t taste better with bacon?”
    –Katrina

  5. #5 Phil H
    January 17, 2010

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