Bacon Can Harm Men's Fertility, Harvard University Study

Published: Oct 18, 2013

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America’s love affair with bacon is pretty significant and most people agree this salty, fatty, addictive meat and anything wrapped with it can do no wrong. However, a new piece of evidence suggests the pork product, as well as other salty processed meats, may actually harm fertility. Harvard University researchers said at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s (ASRM) annual meeting in Boston that consumption of processed meats, such as bacon, significantly lowers the amount of normal sperm compared to men who limit their intake of such foods.

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