Health & wellbeing
Iberian products form part of our local diet and tradition not only for their flavour, but also for their health benefits.
Iberian ham is a cardiovascular protector. Its fats are composed of monounsaturated fatty acids and oleic acid, which favour the appearance in the blood of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowering levels of LDL (bad cholesterol).
It's a food rich in vitamins B1, B6 and B12, which have beneficial effects on the nervous system and brain functioning; vitamin E, known for its antioxidant qualities, as well as other minerals such as iron, phosphorus and copper, which help to fight anaemia.
Iberian ham is low in calories, with just 195 calories per 100g, making it an ideal food for a balanced diet.