Olives are one of the most enjoyed food, whether as addition to salads, pizza or any different dish, they bring such a special taste to the plate.
- Vitamins & Minerals
Olives are rich of vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin E (which protects skin from ultra violet radiation), Iron, Copper, Calcium, and Sodium.
- Reduces Appetite
Because olives contain monounsaturated fatty acids, if they are eaten before a main dish, they tend to reduce appetite by up to 20%, which is good news for those who want to loose some weight.
- Cancer Prevention
Olives, especially black ones have are great cancer preventers as if a diet is supplemented with oil olive it lowers the risks of colon cancer.
They act painkillers, because they contain a chemical called “oleocanthal” which prevent inflammation.
- Weight Loss
When olive oil is consumed it breakdown fats inside fat cell, hence, encourages weight loss.