8 good reasons to eat Parma Ham

8 good reasons to eat Parma Ham

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1) The only ingredients are pork, born and raised in Italy, and salt. It is a simple, natural and genuine product. It is also totally gluten-free.

2) It is highly digestible, ideal for children, the elderly and athletes. On average, the digestibility times for 100 g of Parma ham are around 1 hour and 40 minutes. Very little if you think that it takes 3 hours to digest Beef, 2 hours and 40 minutes for eggs and 2 hours for fresh fruit!

3) It has a strong detoxifying and anti-fatigue effect thanks to the presence of multiple branched amino acids. In fact, these constantly help to counteract the formation of lactic acid and help prevent fatigue and muscle cramps, especially in the case of intense and prolonged efforts.

4) It is tasty and is also a light food with a high nutritional value. It is a food that contains a lot of vitamins B1 and B6 and mineral salts such as phosphorus, potassium, iron and zinc. Due to these properties and the high protein intake it is often included in low-calorie diets.

5) Although often not appreciated, the fat part of the ham is rich in oleic, linoleic and stearic acids, the so-called "good" fats. In addition to being easily digestible, oleic acid helps to reduce cholesterol in our body.

6) The amount of cholesterol contained in Parma ham is comparable to that contained in the meat of adult bovine, beef, chicken or rabbit meat.

7) 100 grams of Parma ham contain 155kcal! A plate of pasta with tomato sauce contains 440kcal, a beef steak 198kcal, 210kcal an omelette and 202kcal the roast turkey. It is the perfect food!

8) It helps fight and inhibit the action of free radicals, the main cause of aging and degenerative diseases. It also restores the body's physiological balance, thanks to the presence of natural antioxidants such as vitamin E and selenium.

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