5 reasons why eating olives are a must

By Shruti Saxena | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 14:14

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Almost everyone loves olives be it on your favourite pizza, sandwich or salad. Not only do they taste good but are loaded with a number of health benefits.

Here are a few reasons as to why olives are a must in your diet regularly:  

-Olives are a rich source of vitamin E and monounsaturated fatty acids, which help reduce risk of heart disease by lowering blood press and LDL cholesterol.

-It has anti-inflammatory properties and hence helps in easing pain.

-Loaded with fatty acids and antioxidants, olives are an excellent food for your hair and skin.

-Eating olives help boost haemoglobin level in the body as it is a rich source of iron.

-Eating a cup of olives can help regulate blood pressure.



First Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 12:35

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