PROPERTIES OF OLIVES
The olives are natural antioxidants because they have vitamins B, A and E. They are high in monounsaturated fatty acids, in addition to being antioxidants, make it ideal for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases food, lowering cholesterol levels LDL (bad) cholesterol without lowering HDL (good).
Provide fiber to the body as well as being easily digestible. They are high in minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus and iodine. Contribute to the supply of calcium to the body and prevent arteriosclerosis. It is also a highly satiating food, which together with its high degree of fiber will cause olives eaten as a snack between meals help us to control hunger, especially combined with water. Source: INTERACEITUNA