ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN to study the benefits for the heart of eating cured ham


The Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC) and the San Antonio Catholic University in Murcia (UCAM) are also participating in the research, which will be done over three years

ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN is taking part in a research project to evaluate how eating cured ham provides cardiovascular benefits by modulating blood pressure, the carbohydrate metabolism and cholesterol in human beings.

The Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), and the San Antonio Catholic University (UCAM) are also taking part in the study with  ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN. This initiative is subsidised by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities through the COLLABORATION  CHALLENGES 2017 call, which is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) within the Operational Programme to promote technological development, innovation and quality research.

The project, which last three years, aims to demonstrate that a normal consumption of ELPOZO cured ham can improve cardiovascular health due to the provision of bioactive peptides, which may regulate blood pressure, as well as reduce glycaemia and plasmatic cholesterol.

ELPOZO ALIMENTACIÓN is a pioneer in healthy food, thanks to its permanent commitment to research and innovation.  It collaborates with universities and scientific associations throughout Spain on research projects which, like this one, contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of the local population.