Home > Diet and nutrition > Healthy Food Updated 20 September 2019 Bacon lovers - meet the skinny pig that makes low fat bacon Scientists have discovered a way to make the piggies that go to market skinnier but will this new, low-fat bacon ever reach your table? 0 Related 11 reasons why you're not losing weight on the keto diet You don't have to be afraid of bacon Too much biltong, sausages and bacon causes cancer Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting Good news for people on low-fat diets and bacon lovers. Scientists have shown that there is now a way farmers can produce low-fat bacon and cut costs at the same time. Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X 7 healthy swaps for everyday foods and drinks 2020-01-15 14:15 More: Diet and nutritionHealthy Food advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.