An ally for your well-being
Digestible and full of proteins, Mozzarella di Bufala DOP is a delicious source of vitamins and minerals
Calories: 288 kCal
Protein: 17 g
Carbohydrates: 0,4 g
Fats: 24 g
Phospherous: 320 mg (45% RDA)
Calcium: 245 mg (35% RDA)
Cholesterol: < 50/60 mg
Lactose: < 0,4 g
Thanks to the particular rules followed during its manufacture, Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP is suitable for those suffering from lactose intolerance as the lactose content is usually between 0.4-0.7 gr for 100g of the product.
Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP is a fresh cheese suitable for children thanks to its high level of digestibility and its excellent protein content.
Mozzarella di Bufala Campana assists in the prevention and cure of colitis. A scientific study published in 2019 in the international journal ‘Nutrients’ explains how a peptide identified in Buffalo Mozzarella performs an anti-inflammatory function it helps to reactivate the integrity of the intestinal barrier, reducing both its permeability and chronic inflammation.
The confirmation of this discovery comes from another study published in 2018 by the ‘International Journal of Molecular Science’, which shows how both Buffalo Mozzarella and Buffalo Ricotta are able to reduce oxidative stress due to the abundant presence of BETA LACTOGLOBULIN.
Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP has a low sodium content, lower than that of cow’s milk mozzarella and of many other cheeses, particularly matured cheeses. As a consequence, it can be included in the diets of those suffering from hypertension.
Its moderate calorie content and the insignificant presence of sugars also make Mozzarella di Bufala Campana suitable for diabetics.
Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP can be safely eaten during pregnancy and during breast-feeding thanks to its particular manufacturing processes. In fact, it is made with fresh whole buffalo milk produced locally and worked within 60 hours of milking and pasteurised. The heat treatment used on the milk is able to combat all eventual bacteria and, thereby, to eliminate any risks of contracting toxoplasmosis or listeria for both mother and foetus.
Mozzarella di bufala campana, the most famous Italian dairy product, is an integral part of the Mediterranean Diet both because it is an expression of the links with its territory of origin and due to its nutritional characteristics.
Now included in UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage of Humanity list, the Mediterranean Diet is both a way of life and a nutritional model. Based mainly on the consumption of vegetable foods, these are accompanied by animal products which are prevalently milk, dairy products and cheeses.