Bio Kalamata Olive – Origin Greece
Fresh and tasty – wash a little bit if they are too salty for you. Salt is used to keep fresh and high quality.
Glass jar 275 ml
Kalamata olives, named after the city of Kalamata in the southern part of Greece. It has many health benefits such as:
- Rich in Healthy Fats: Kalamata olives are a good source of monounsaturated fats, particularly oleic acid. Monounsaturated fats are considered heart-healthy and may help lower bad cholesterol levels.
- Antioxidants: Like many fruits, olives are rich in antioxidants, including vitamin E and polyphenols. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals in the body, which can contribute to cellular damage and aging.
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The compounds found in Kalamata olives, such as polyphenols and oleic acid, have been associated with anti-inflammatory effects. Chronic inflammation is linked to various health issues, including cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer.
- Heart Health: The monounsaturated fats in Kalamata olives may contribute to heart health by helping to reduce levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol while maintaining or increasing HDL (good) cholesterol levels.
- Bone Health: Olives contain compounds, such as polyphenols, that may contribute to bone health. Some studies suggest that a diet rich in polyphenols may help prevent bone loss.
- Fiber Content: Olives, including Kalamata olives, contain dietary fiber. Fiber is essential for digestive health and can help regulate blood sugar levels.
- Manganese Content: Olives contain manganese, a mineral that is important for bone formation and metabolism.
It’s important to note that while Kalamata olives offer several potential health benefits, they are often high in sodium due to the brining or curing process. Individuals on a low-sodium diet or those with certain health conditions, such as hypertension, should be mindful of their olive consumption and choose low-sodium varieties when available.
Minerals and Vitamins of Kalamata Olive:
- Vitamin A, E and K
Return 10 glass jars purchased from us to get €3 back (please wash properly before returning)