Gastronomic pleasure and balanced diet can be brought together by enjoying Bayonne Ham.
Particuliarly rich in vitamins
Bayonne Ham is notable for its vitamin B content: more particularly for its exceptionally high vitamin B1 content, of which it is one of the best food sources.
Vitamin B1 is an antioxidant and a polysaturated fatty acid. It plays a rôle in protecting cell walls and fighting cellular ageing. A serving of 100g of Bayonne Ham supplies between 70-80% of the daily required intake for an adult.
The nutritional aspect of Bayonne Ham as a source of essential fatty acids is too often ignored.
- The omega 6 fatty acids contained in the fat on a Bayonne Ham are essential to children’s growth and the regeneration of skin.
- Half the fat in a Bayonne Ham is made up of oleic acid, the main fatty acid in olive oil, which is good for health.
- Bayonne Ham is quite low in cholesterol, too.
Abundant high quality proteins
Bayonne Ham is an important source of proteins. Its protein content is 23g per 100g. What is more, a 150g serving of Bayonne Ham covers about 45% of the daily protein intake requirements for an adult.
Bayonne Ham represents a particularly favourable balance of protein and calories for our health.