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Did you know that

the Iberian ham elaboration process is eco-sustainable because it respects the traditional processes and curing takes place in natural drying rooms and cellars?



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Iberian ham is an antioxidant and has high vitamin E content?



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Iberian acorn ham is apt for cholesterol control diets? It comes from pigs fed on acorns and so its fat has a similar composition to that of vegetable, specifically like olive oil, which makes it an exceptional foodstuff.



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ham has 50% more proteins than fresh meat? One hundred grams of Serrano ham is equal to 33% of the recommended daily protein intake. Proteins favour growth and tissue regeneration and, therefore, Serrano ham is specially recommended for children and the elderly.



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Iberian ham has been acknowledged as a food that is a good for your heart? According to a study carried out by Perpetuo Socorro University Hospital in Badajoz, the monounsaturated fatty acids that it contains contribute to reducing cholesterol levels and its associated illnesses: arteriosclerosis, angina pectoris, heart attack… Amongst these acids we would highlight oleic acid —found in olive oil—, which the pig gets through acorns, and that’s why they are called olive trees on legs.

Francisco Jódar (núm. 393 Muy Interesante)


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the grass and roots that the animals eat on the pastures add antioxidant substances to their meat, also rich in vitamin D?

Francisco Jódar (núm. 393 Muy Interesante)