THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET: Foods, Recipes & Benefits
A way of eating based on traditional foods
The smoked paprika from "La Vera" (known as Pimentón de la Vera) is a condiment very used to highlight the flavor of many foods in the Spanish cuisine. But the smoked paprika has also interesting properties that are beneficial to the health.
The process of specific elaboration of this paprika, with a tradition drying system, is the one that contributes to its curative qualities, as it confers antioxidant properties.
The health benefits of paprika of La Vera, are:
This type of paprika is even healthier than others so it is very advisable to use it regularly in meals. Just consuming 2 or 3 teaspoons per week at meals is enough to take care of our health, that's why some call it "Red Gold" because of the medicinal qualities that it owns.
This seasoning has a very special taste, smoky and intense in its 3 varieties: sweet, hot and bittersweet, so it is very easy to use in different dishes.
For all that, we can say it is really worth to include in our diet the Spanish paprika from La Vera as it can help us strengthen the defenses of the body and in this way prevent several diseases.