Olives - tasty & healthy
SEVEN REASONS OLIVES ARE GOOD FOR YOU....
Skin and hair health
Bone and connective tissue
Digestive tract health
Good source of iron
Also the healthy facts:
oleic acid -
up to 77% of olives' fat content is oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat. Studies show that replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats can help maintain normal blood cholesterol levels.
there are about 150 kcal in every 100 gr of olives. That's about 6 kcal per olives.
black olives are a particularly good source of iron, accounting for 45.5% of the recommended daily allowance.
Vitamin E -
table olives are a good source of vitamin E which helps protect cells from oxidative damage.
no harmful fats -
table olives are a saturated fat free food.
olives are easy to digest -
due to lignin/cellulose ratio which is lower than 0.5; eating seven olives a day is good for you and your body.