The olive fruit is an excellent source of monounsaturated fatty acids. Olives provide fiber and minerals to the body and are a source of vitamin E, which is a natural antioxidant. It is also thought that vitamin E slows down changes in cell membranes and fights osteoporosis.
The edible olive opens the appetite, stimulates and benefits the body. According to nutritionists, every person should eat 80 grams of olives a day in addition to other foods, because they get calcium, vitamins and other nutrients from olives.