Nutritional characteristics

Among deli meats, Bresaola is one of the products that best meet the nutritional needs of consumers who care for their healthy diet. Bresaola is also an excellent ingredient for gourmet cuisine. It has a high protein contet, low fat content and and it is low in calories too. Bresaola della Valtellina PGI provides branched-chain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine and valine) in similar proportions to those recommended for athletes’ food supplements. It is naturally rich in vitamin B1, B6 and B12. It has a significant content of dietary elements, especially iron, zinc, phosphorus, and potassium. It has no carbohydrates, calcium and vitamin D, which can be provided by accompanying Bresaola with bread, grana cheese flakes and lemon juice drops.

Nutritional values:

Edible part (%): 100
Water (g): 59,3
Proteins (g): 33,1
Fats (g): 2,0
Fatty acid
Saturated total (g): 0,72
Monounsaturated total (g): 0,69
Polyunsaturated total (g): 0,40
Cholesterol (mg): 63
Carbohydrates (g): 0,4
Energy (kcal): 151
Energy (kj): 634


Calcium (mg): 6
Phosphorus (mg): 269
Magnesium (mg): 26
Potassium (mg): 630
Sodium (mg): 1600
Iron (mg): 2,6
Zinc (mg): 4,5
Copper (mg): 0,07
Manganese (mg): 0,02
Selenium (µg): 7


Thiamine (mg): 0,41
Riboflavin (mg): 0,13
Niacin (mg): 2,74
B6 (mg): 0,52
B12 (µg): 0,77
Vitamin E (mg): 0,14