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Olives small and delicious

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

Olives belong to a group of stone fruits.

The olive branch has been consecrated to peace, palm branches to victory, the laurel to conquest and poetry, the myrtle to love and pleasure, the cypress to mourning, and the willow to despondency.” Dorothea Dix

Delicious Olives
Delicious Olives

10 benefits, interesting facts and uses of Olives:

  1. Olives are excellent source of monounsaturated fats and Vitamin E. The Vitamin E found in olives, help to decrease the frequency of hot flushes in women going through menopause

  2. Olives have polyphernols and flavonoids that help infection and inflammation

  3. Nutrients in olives assist in preventing heart disease because it prevent the oxidation of cholesterol

  4. Olives is rich in calcium, magnesium and potassium

  5. Olive tree leaves soaked in boiling water for approximately 5 minutes, the water that comes from this can help dizziness, disorientation, cystitis and high fevers

  6. 100 grams of olives contains approximately 80% of water

  7. Olives enhances fertility and reproductive system

  8. Eating olives can improve wrinkles, they contain oleic acid, that keeps skin soft and healthy

  9. Olives help to stimulate the production of adiponectin, a chemical that burns fat for up to five hours after indigestion

  10. 100 grams of olives contains 6.3 grams of carbohydrates

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