Saturday before labor day?

National bacon day!

Bacon is actually addictive. It contains umami. Which is an addictive neurochemical responce.

"To bring home the bacon"

Comes from the ancient sport of catching a greased pig at county fairs. The winner kept the pig and 'Brought home the bacon'

How healthy is it?

Bacon has no trans fat at all. Several slices of bacon are healthier in terms of calories, salt, fat and cholesterol than a hot dog, hamburger or glazed donut.