You love its taste but you wonder how far you can go with its consumption? Keep calm because the olives, except of being delicious, are a great source of iron, calcium, fibers, copper, vitamin K, vitamin E and sodium. Therefore if you want to be young and beautiful, eat olives.
There are the advantages and some benefits you might have if you love olives and you consider its consumption on daily basis:
- Loss of weight
The olives are a great source of monounsaturated fats and fibers which are components that keep you saturated. Moreover, the olives have a negative calorie intake which means that the body will need much more calories in order to burn the ones that were taken in with the consumption of the olives at first place. The fatty acids that can be found in the olives stimulate a process of fat burning five hours after its consumption.
2. Olives keep the heart safe and protect it
The main and principle fat acid in the olives is the oleic acid. It is believed that this healthy acid improves the function of the heart, it helps regulating the level of cholesterol as wellas protects the bad cholesterol from oxidation. A researc done in Spain and Italy on more than 140.000 people who would consume olive oil on daily basis have shown that that very people had much lower chance of stroke than the ones who would avoid the consumption of this product.
3. It strengthens and improves the immune system
Another advantage is that the olives are a great source of antioxidants, especially polyphenol known as oleuropein as well, which is most likely to be found in some plants. This powerful and much needed chemical protects the body from harmful free radicals that can cause some viral infections, even deseases.
4. It keeps you safe from particular cancer types
We have already learnet that the consumption of olives improves the body’s immune system. This means it protects the cells from cancer as well. It keeps them strong, immune, safe and ready to fight any kind of infections and deseases, even the strongest ones such as cancer.
5. It improves the fertility
The antioxidants have the ability to deactivate the free radicals in the human body which, on the other hand, have the ability to damage the sperm and egg cells, which can lead to infertility. A recently made survey shows that the daily consumption of only 75g of food rich with antioxidants, such as walnuts, can significanlty improve the quality of the sperm.
Yet another advantages of the consumption of olives are the improvement of the memmory as well as the reduction of the appearance of wrinkles. The reason for that is that the olives have a positive impact on the brain functions and the psychical disorders. It keeps the skin soft, healthy and beautiful as well, therefore all the dermatologists recommend you to include or increase the consumption of olives in your diet, as well as buy products based on it. For the ones willing to look young and fresh, yet want to feel better and safe, the olives are a must!