Saturday, November 8, 2014

Olive health benefits : Health Benefits of Olives

Olives are friends of your health. So today we are going to discuss about Olive health benefits. Many don't like the taste of olives. Some would say it is an "acquired taste." But when we consider just some of the benefits that olives have. hen maybe we consider it as a healthy addition to any meal.

Mostly we give attention to their delicious oil but we also should consider their health benefits also. Olives are one of the best and world's most widely enjoyed foods.

Olive health benefits : WikiHealthBlog
Olive health benefits : WikiHealthBlog

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Health benefits of Olives:

  • Olives helps to control blood pressure.
  • Olives are known to be a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Any excess of cholesterol? Olives help to remove it.
  • Olives helps to protect from cancer.
  • Olives are known to helps maintain a healthy immune system.
  • Olives can protect the body against anaemia.
  • Olives is a great source of minerals such as iron, magnesium, iodine and potassium
  • Olives provide the body with essential vitamins and amino acids.
  • Olives has one of the best antioxidants that is oleuropein.
  • Olives also have anti-cancer benefits.

Here is the list of Best knows varieties of Olives:

  •       GREECE

  1.         Adriamitini
  2.         Amigdalolia
  3.         Chalkidiki
  4.         Kalamon
  5.         Koroneiki
  6.         Megaritiki
  7.         Mirtoia 

  •     SPAIN

  1.         Arbequina
  2.         Bical
  3.         Blanqueta
  4.         Cornicabra
  5.         Farga
  6.         Gordal Sevillana
  7.         Hojiblanca
  8.         Lemono
  9.         Manzanillo
  10.         Morrut
  11.         Nevadillo
  12.         Piqual 

  •   ITALY

  1.         Cipresino
  2.         Coratina
  3.         Frantoio
  4.         Grappoio
  5.         Intrana
  6.         Leccino
  7.         Lecin de Sevilla
  8.         Moraiolo
  9.         Pendolino
  10.         Santa Cateria
  11.         Taggiasca 

So now you know the Olive health benefits also some most famous varieties of olives.So next time you go to the shop and see olives. Remember they are healthy and beneficial for the body.

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