Benefits of olives
Edible properties of olives
What are olives?
Olives are the fruit of olive trees (Olea europaea L.).
This fruit has an oval shape. Depending on the variety can be light green, brown or black.
It has a pulp from which olive oil can be extracted. Besides, depending on the variety of olives, olives can be eaten as food after maceration.
In the interior of the fruit, in the center, each olive contains an oval and hard bone, that is the seed.
What are the main nutrients of olives? Composition of olives
As an energy source, 100 grams of olives give us 115 calories.
Nutritional characteristics of olives
Photo of different varieties of olives.
Olives can be eaten alone as an aperitif or can also be added as an ingredient in many culinary preparations. (More information)
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