The pleasure one feels trying Ibérico Ham reaches far beyond its unbeatable flavour. Once it is in our organism, it gets to work in a way that is as spectacular as its wonderful organoleptic character, although far more important. It holds an active role in our health that goes straight to the heart. This is because the products obtained from the pure Ibérico breed pig that is acorn-fed have the most cardiohealthy animal fat: with 75% of mono-unsaturated fatty acids; making it even healthier than some vegetable fats. In fact, only olive oil contains a greater concentration of oleic acid than the minimum 53% found in BEHER Ibérico products. These monounsaturated fats, in particular oleic acid, produce a beneficial effect over blood cholesterol levels, increasing the "good" HDL cholesterol level and reducing the harmful LDL level.
This ham's low calorie count and its richness in proteins, vitamins and minerals make it the ideal complement in a healthy diet that is varied and rich in essential elements. A lengthy description of these properties is included in the next chapter. Apart from the pleasure it gives your palate, once you read the explanation you will find more reasons to enjoy ham. You will wisely buy ham with your head and experience it with your heart.