Gads I was hungry last night and I grabbed a handful of black olives. My hunger stopped. Black olives have oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that offers health benefits,which help inflammation & lower cholesterol & also polyphenols that protect against cancer. They are a good source of fiber too!
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Olives contain fat, but it's the healthy monounsaturated kind, which has been found to shrink the risk of atherosclerosis & increase good cholesterol, they nourish, hydrate and protect you. Black olives are a great source of vitamin E, they have anti-inflammatory abilities & promote digestive tract health..try this dip 1 (10 ounce) can black olives, 3 tbs. freshly grated Parm ,1 clove garlic, chopped ,1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil Use food Processor to mix until smooth Easy & Good
Midnight shades of foods such as black beans, black olives, black pepper, black tea,black wild rice, blackberries, black popcorn (pops white) dark chocolate and expresso have many health benefits. With antioxidants and potential anti-inflammatory agents and beneficial polyphenols these help RA, Diabetets, aid in digestion, and have heart health benefits. The dark hues on these foods may help fight cancer, alzheimer's diabetes and heart disease. I have tried them all and had a nice surprise!
Black Olives have fiber & help elimate waste products. They help cholesterol from attaching to the insides of the arteries. Also a source of powerful antioxidants & vitamin "E" , and good fat. They Also help stimulate acids to breakdown foods taken in so that the digestive system can absorb the needed vitamins and nutrients. 612 Black Olives are only 60 Calories. Pop them in your mouth like popcorn, they are filling!
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