As you read. If you had the habit of removing fat from your ham slices, either because you thought it was not very healthy or because you have always thought that fay alters the taste of ham, you have been wrong.
First of all, you should know that by getting rid of this fat you are altering the taste and texture of the slice. Since, precisely a good fat is a reliable guarantee that the pig from which your ham comes has been properly fed.
In addition, you are spoiling a great nutritional contribution for your health! Fat is a source of monounsaturated fatty acids, such as oleic acid, which helps keep your heart in top shape, helping to increase good cholesterol levels and lowering bad.
Therefore, if you already tasted the Iberico ham slices with its fat, good for you !, and if not, it is never too late to start doing things right. You will discover a whole universe of flavors.
Go ahead and try it the next time you enjoy a good Iberian ham!