The truth about bacon

There's a lot of wacky stuff out there when it comes to fighting the effects of aging -- ultra-low calorie diets, vegan living, avoiding booze, etc. etc. etc. But none of that nonsense will add so much as a second to your life -- and even if it did, would it be a life worth living?

Heck, NO!

Well, I'm here to tell you that you CAN fill your belly with the delicious foods you already love and live longer at the same time -- and you can start by frying up some bacon.

Yes, bacon -- because the same delicious bacon everyone's telling you to avoid like the plague is actually GOOD for you!

Bacon is one of the top sources of vitamin B3, aka niacin, and a new study on roundworms shows that this single nutrient could have the power to add years to your life.

In a series of experiments, worms given niacin lived 10 percent longer than worms deprived of it.

The catch of course is that this is a study on worms, not people -- but you don't need to be a creepy-crawly to get the benefits of niacin yourself. In fact, B3 is so critical to your heart that Big Pharma has been selling it as a "drug" for years (but of course, their synthetic niacin is nowhere near as good as what you get from a few slices of all-natural bacon).

And that's not the only "good stuff" in bacon. Heck that might not even be the best stuff in bacon -- because the salt, the fat, the cholesterol and even the nitrates are actually HEALTHY!

I know that goes against just about everything you've heard-- but it's absolutely true. The real junk you need to avoid at breakfast isn't bacon. It's sugar-spiking carbs -- toast, cereal, juice and more. Carbs can wreck your body from the inside, increase your risk of obesity and diabetes and speed you on the path to an early demise.

Stick to bacon instead. Serve it alongside some eggs and a piping hot cuppa Joe (another excellent source of niacin), and you've got the absolute best way to start the day.

I'm not done with extending your life just yet. Keep reading for one more secret ingredient that could put a few extra years on your calendar.