The fruit of the olive tree, the olive itself, is an excellent source of monounsaturated fatty acids. Olives provide fiber and minerals to the human body and are a strong source of vitamin E, the natural antioxidant factor. It is also believed that vitamin E is slowing the cell membranes mutation and combats osteoporosis.
Olives are a great appetizer and stimulator. According to known dietitians, each person should eat up to 80gr of olives daily, as a quick source of calcium, vitamins and other nutrients.