Olives are high in antioxidants, healthy fats and many other nutritional benefits making them an essential part of a healthy diet. In our Single Estate farm, we are committed to organic values. That’s why our Gourmet Olives are natural, organic and nutritional.
Now let’s see these amazing health benefits:
Olives nutritional facts: Are you ready to be amazed?
1.Olives are a good source of minerals and vitamins
Here is a brief list of what they can provide you with:
Vitamin E: a powerful antioxidant that may help reduce free radical damage and slow the aging process of your cells, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Iron: An important component of hemoglobin, the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to transport it throughout your body.
Copper: Sufficient copper in the diet may help prevent cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis
Calcium: a mineral that is necessary for life. In addition to building bones and keeping them healthy,calcium enables our blood to clot, our muscles to contract, and our heart to beat. About 99% of calcium in our bodies is in our bones and teeth.
Sodium: is dissolved in the blood and plays a key role in maintaining blood pressure.
2. They are particularly high in antioxidants
The antioxidants are linked with many Health Benefits. They may help prevent liver damage, regulate blood fats, reduce inflammation and improve heart health.They may reduce oxidative damage in the body and help fight infections caused by bacteria.
3. Olives and cholesterol
Olives and Olive Oil may help regulate cholesterol and protect LDL-cholesterol from oxidation. They may also help reduce blood pressure.
4. Olives and bone loss (osteoporosis)
The consumption of a Mediterranean Diet has long been associated with decreased risk of osteoporosis, and Olives are often considered to be at the heart of Mediterranean Diet studies.
5. Anti-Cancer Benefits of Olives
The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Olives make them a natural for protection against cancer because chronic oxidative stress and chronic inflammation can be key factors in the development of cancer.
6. Kalamata Olives
Kalamata Olives are one Olive variety that deserves special mention. Kalamata Olives contain a range of health-promoting vitamins and minerals, and are particularly high in iron and vitamin A. They are considered as one of the most healthy foods of the world!
7. Olives may help to reduce risk of disease
As Olives and Olive Oil contain the same compounds—in varying proportions—they all have benefit in this area and they can help you lower the risk of chronic diseases.
8. No, you won’t gain weight, Olives will help you LOSE weight!
They are also low in calories and low on the Glycemic index. Though Olives are said to be high in fat, the majority of the fat is heart-healthy mono-saturated fat, which can help lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation. Olives possess positive health benefits and also help you lose weight.
9. Our Gourmet Kalamata Olives!
Our multi awarded Gourmet Olives are special because of their flavor and superior quality! Inspired by the mediterranean diet, we added the healthiest ingredients and we are offering you 7 different recipes! Years of research in our organic farm allow us to blend modern technology along with traditional farming values.