was successfully added to your cart.


By 31 Janeiro, 2017 Sem categoria No Comments

Apart from being a gourmet food, ACORN – FED ALENTEJANO HAM protects your heart and lowers cholesterol

5 reasons to eat acorn-fed alentejano ham

1 Cardiovascular protective agent: thanks to an acorn diet, ham fat is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and in oleic acid, protecting against  cardiovascular diseases.

2. Red meat replacement: 100grams of ham contain 43 grams of protein, which means that it can replace certain red meats.

3. low in calories: alentejano ham has a has a high vitamin E content. If eaten with tomato (ham with bread and tomato), its beneficial effects as an antioxidant are doubled.

5. Rich in vitamins and minerals: It contains vitamins B1, B6, B12 and folic acid, which are highly beneficial for the nervous system and brain functions. It is also rich in minerals such as copper (essential for bones and cartilage), iron and phosphorous.

Enjoy the best cuisine while looking after your health with VARANEGRA GOURMET