Serrano ham and cholesterol El jamón serrano y el colesterol

serrano ham and cholesterol

Serrano ham has fatty acids, oleic acid being the one it has in the highest quantity, just like olive oil. The fatty acids in serrano ham can help to better our level the levels of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol). Serrano ham, in having vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is a food recommended in all diets, it also has effects that benefit plasma cholesterol levels.

Serrano ham helps us to lower bad cholesterol levels

Serrano ham helps us prevent high cholesterol.

Serrano ham is one of the foods most balanced in the fats that it has, containging 55% unsaturated fats, formed mainly by fatty acids and oleic acid. This acid has an important role in the cholesterol levels of diabetics. The maximum daily consumption of cholesterol that is recommended for our diet is 300 mg; in 100 g of serrano ham contains only 70 mg. Because of this, serrano ham is recommended as a food rich in vitamin B2, an essential element in the prevention of LDL cholesterol.

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