The younger generation are a pack of bacon-hating traitors, it has been revealed.
Specifically, more than a quarter of people aged 18-24 say that they no longer include bacon in a Full English.
What do they use instead? Tofu? Special K? Bits of lettuce?
The move away from bacon comes after the World Health Organisation linked the consumption of processed meat such as sausages and bacon to cancer.
Sales of bacon have fallen by four per cent since the report late last year.
A poll of the breakfast eating habits of 2,000 people suggests that Brits are looking for healthier options when it comes to the most important meal of the day.
Ursula Philpot, dietitian and senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett University said: “There is a link between packaged meats like bacon which are cured and wrapped and bowel cancer which is why we ask people to avoid and reduce their consumption when possible.
‘We wouldn’t tell people to never eat bacon or sausages but to look at their consumption.
‘If they’re eating it three or four times a week it might be worth reducing your intake but if it’s once a fortnight then it’s nothing to worry about.’
What nonsense. Today's teens wouldn't even know what a full English breakfast is. Abigail is downing a peach and mango smoothie while Rupert is addicted to raspberry bran. Anyway, I think bacon is most likely the best part of the cooked breakfast - not liking bacon is unthinkable and clearly irrashernal.
I've never quite worked out when baked beans crept on to the full English breakfast plate. They really don't belong there if you ask me. Its a really odd addition. All that lovely fresh, quality produce and then a tin of beans. No, no, no.
I might just about make an exception for home made baked beans but probably not.