10 Uses for Olives of All Kinds

When it comes to phytonutrients (plant nutrients), olives offer powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, some of which are unique to olives themselves. For example, olives contain hydroxytyrosol, a phytonutrient that may help stave off cancer and bone loss. Also in olives’ favor: Almost three-quarters of olives’ fat is oleic acid, a heart-healthy, monounsaturated fatty acid.Read more »

via FN Dish – Food Network Blog http://blog.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats/2013/10/28/10-uses-for-olives-of-all-kinds/

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