Weather of Arabia - The fruits of olives belong to the group of fruits with a single core, and olives are very rich in vitamin E and other powerful antioxidants, and healthy fats are extracted in olives to produce olive oil, which is one of the main components of a healthy Mediterranean diet, and we will address in this article All you need to know about the nutritional value of olives and their amazing benefits.
There are several types of olive fruits, some are green before they are ripe and turn black when they are ripe, and others remain green even when fully ripe, and in the Mediterranean region, 90% of olives are used to make olive oil
Olives contain (115 - 145) calories per (100) grams, or about (59) calories per (10) olives, and the following are the nutritional contents of (100) grams of canned ripe olives:
Olives contain 11-15% fat, 74% of which is oleic acid, a type of monounsaturated fatty acid, which is the main component of olive oil. Also in the fight against cancer.
Carbohydrates make up 4-6 percent of olives, making them a low-carb fruit. Most of these carbohydrates are fiber, with fiber making up 52-86% of the total carbohydrate content.
The net digestible carbohydrate content is therefore very low, however, olives remain a relatively poor source of fiber, as 10 olives provide only about 1.5 grams of fiber.
Olives are a good source of many vitamins and minerals, which are as follows:
Olives are rich in many plant compounds, especially antioxidants, including: