At Verde Esmeralda we love natural foods, those that you taste and feel the purity of its essence. Through our social networks you have told us that the combination that you like the most is bread with tomato, Serrano ham and a splash of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, so we wanted to share this table that we have prepared and talk about these super food. It is an original way of presenting a dish that everyone likes in a more careful way.
Do you know the benefits of these foods?
Benefits of Serrano ham:
It is considered a food:
High in protein.
High in essential amino acids.
High percentage of Oleic Acid.
Source of iron and phosphorus
High level in tryptophan. Amino acid that helps the stability of serotonin levels, which develops diseases such as depression.
Contribution of selenium, zinc, phosphorus and magnesium.
Due to these substances, ham can help prevent diseases such as depression, due to its effect on serotonin, protect the immune system and promote cognitive functions. It is ensured that a minimum daily consumption of ham helps you improve concentration and increase understanding. Also, its iron levels help prevent bone problems such as osteoporosis.
Tomato is a vegetable that contains a high level of:
Vitamin A and K
High in iron
High in antioxidants
It is low in sodium and high in potassium
These values of tomato help protect eyesight from degenerative diseases, prevent cardiovascular diseases, take care of our skin, avoid constipation, avoid fluid retention and eliminate toxins due to its powerful antioxidant character.
Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil:
Rich in monounsaturated fats.
High content of polyphenols.
Oleic acid and linoleic acid
In past centuries EVOO was considered a sacred food and it has countless benefits. It improves and protects the immune system, promotes digestive health avoiding constipation, protects the body from bad cholesterol, prevents the degeneration of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, promotes skin health, improves degenerative functions, protects and keeps the skin hydrated.
Now you know that by preparing a table of ham, tomato, bread and a splash of EVOO, you will be enjoying and taking care of yourself at the same time.