Spanish ham (also known as ham or Iberian ham) is considered one of the healthiest. It is dry kibble (dried with sea salt) with great taste and aroma. There are only 200 kilograms of calories and 70 milligrams of cholesterol in 100 grams in Iberian ham.
It is also rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc. Zinc is very important in the diet of adolescents and adults. You can now order Spanish jamon online & best smoked ham at Brindisa Spanish Foods.
Experts say that 20 mg of zinc daily improves the mental abilities of teenagers, especially the ability to concentrate and study. Zinc is also good for the immune system. Iberian ham contains 2.20 mg of zinc per 100 g.
The fat contains oleic acid, which stimulates the production of DHL (often known as "good cholesterol") and lowers LDL ("bad" cholesterol).
A 100 g slices of Iberico ham has the following ingredients:
Energy value: 160 Kcal
Carbohydrates: 100 mg
Cholesterol: 33 mg
Vitamin B1: 0.75 mg
Vitamin B2: 0.25 mg
Saturated Fatty Acid: 1.32
Sodium: 1470 mg
Potassium: 160 mg
Phosphorus: 180 mg
Vitamin B3: 11.9 mg
It is also rich in vitamins B1 and B2 and other B vitamins and is a powerful antioxidant due to its high concentration of vitamin E. When taken with tomatoes (ham with bread and tomatoes), it doubles the beneficial antioxidant effects.