6 health benefits of Iberian ham that you can not imagine

Why is Iberian ham much healthier than you think?

Reduce the cholesterol

The oleic acid produces a beneficial effect on blood cholesterol, promoting an increase in the rate of beneficial cholesterol (HDL) and reducing the rate of harmful cholesterol (LDL). Only virgin olive oil has a higher oleic acid content.


Iberian pigs fed with acorns have the most "cardio-healthy" fat of all known animal fats. Healthier than some of vegetable origin for its food based on acorns and grass.

Good memory

The Iberian ham provides vitamins B1, B6, B12 and folic acid, very beneficial for the nervous system and the proper functioning of the brain.


Iberian ham is rich in vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant, and in minerals such as copper, essential for bones and cartilage, calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus and selenium, the latter closely linked to anti-aging processes

Slim down

100 grams of acorn-fed Iberian ham provide less than 250 kcal (more or less like bread), so moderate consumption does not harm the hypocaloric diets (low in calories).

Less salt

The WHO recommends consuming a maximum of 5 grams of salt per day to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Iberian ham is the one that contains less salt of all hams (between 2.5% and 4.5%). They are followed by Serrano ham (5%), Bayonne ham (5.5%) and Parma ham (5.7%).

Buy the best spanish Jamon Ibérico ham, sausages, olive oil and meats

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Jamón Ibérico dry ham is a type of ham from the Iberian pig, much appreciated in the gastronomy of Spain often considered as an article of haute cuisine and gastronomic luxury. They are a star ingredient in the famous tapas.

Check our pata negra price and jamón iberico ham price here. Choose back (ham/jamón) or front (shoulder/paleta) from pigs reared in Jabugo/Huelva and Guijuelo/Salamanca.

The sausages are classified within the smoked products, and those of the Iberian pig result from a exceptional quality, texture and flavor. Pantanegra-Schinken.ch has selected for you three varieties of Iberian sausage with clearly differentiated characteristics, which will allow you to enjoy of its exquisite variety: Iberian lomo, Iberian chorizo and Iberian salchichón.

Olive oil is considered the cornerstone of the Mediterranean Diet, one of the most Healthy and varied in the world. A good olive oil, is not only capable of enriching with its flavor a great variety of dishes, but that, also, will contribute to your food important nutrients with great value for both your diet and your health.

Beyond the cured Iberian products, there is a great selection of Iberian meats of excellent quality to cook all kinds of tasty and healthy dishes. Minimum 100kg of Iberisches Schweinefleisch per order. Minimum 100kg of Iberian pork mean per order.

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What do the labels mean?

The differences of each product's classification are the following: