Olives (Olea europaea) come from a small, Mediterranean tree in the family oleaceae. They are widely cultivated in Greece, Spain & France, and offer a rich source of powerful Antioxidants and monounsaturated fats.
Olive benefits from being a rich source of heathy fats that may protect against osteoporosis and promote optimum Heart Health.
The Kalamata olive, from the the southern Peloponnese of Greece, is considered to be one of the healthiest olives around. This is because Kalamata olives contain a vast collection of health-promoting Vitamins and Minerals, such as Vitamin A and Iron.