The Cotechino Modena is an ancient food which however has a fat content consistent with the suggestions of the modern nutritional science. Contrary to prejudices, has less calories than you think: one ounce gives a caloric intake of about 250 calories lower than of a plain pasta dish. Cholesterol is also present in quantities similar to those of chicken or sea bass and in any case inferior to those of many foods which we usually consume and with less “guilt”, such as eggs, seafood or grana cheese.
In addition, as the Zampone Modena, based on the analysis of the National Institute of Research for Food and Nutrition, the Cotechino Modena:
The table below compares the latest INRAN survey with the previous one in 1993,
and shows how, in recent years, the nutritional values have improved considerably.
|– of which saturated||8,48||5,09||3,27||18,03||10,01|