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Surprising health benefits of olives

Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:18 PM IST
  • Olives are not just delicious and fun to eat but they also come with multitude of health benefits.
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Olive is one of the main ingredients in Mediterranean dishes and is a storehouse of vitamins and antioxidants which make bones stronger and support skin health. Here are all the surprising health benefits of olives explained by Nutritionist Lovneet Batra.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:18 PM IST

Olive is one of the main ingredients in Mediterranean dishes and is a storehouse of vitamins and antioxidants which make bones stronger and support skin health. Here are all the surprising health benefits of olives explained by Nutritionist Lovneet Batra.(Pinterest)

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Ultimate heart healthy snack: High Cholesterol and blood pressure are both risk factors for heart disease. Oleic acid, the main fatty acid in olives, is associated with improved heart health. It may regulate cholesterol levels and protect LDL (bad) cholesterol from oxidation.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:18 PM IST

Ultimate heart healthy snack: High Cholesterol and blood pressure are both risk factors for heart disease. Oleic acid, the main fatty acid in olives, is associated with improved heart health. It may regulate cholesterol levels and protect LDL (bad) cholesterol from oxidation.(Pixabay)

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Help regulate appetite: Olives can reduce your appetite. This is because the monounsaturated fatty acids contained in healthy olives slow down the digestion process and stimulate the hormone cholecystokinin, which sends messages of fullness and satisfaction to the brain.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:18 PM IST

Help regulate appetite: Olives can reduce your appetite. This is because the monounsaturated fatty acids contained in healthy olives slow down the digestion process and stimulate the hormone cholecystokinin, which sends messages of fullness and satisfaction to the brain.(Pixabay)

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Support skin health: Olives are a great source of tocopherols (Vit. E) and tocotrienols which help to support cell function, the immune system, and skin health. Vitamin E has been found to protect skin from ultraviolet radiation, therefore helping to defend it against skin cancer and premature aging.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:18 PM IST

Support skin health: Olives are a great source of tocopherols (Vit. E) and tocotrienols which help to support cell function, the immune system, and skin health. Vitamin E has been found to protect skin from ultraviolet radiation, therefore helping to defend it against skin cancer and premature aging.(Pixabay)

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Works well for arthritis: Olives contain anti-inflammatory compounds called oleocanthal which prevent the formation of inflammatory COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes. These enzymes could lead to diseases like arthritis and type-2 diabetes.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:18 PM IST

Works well for arthritis: Olives contain anti-inflammatory compounds called oleocanthal which prevent the formation of inflammatory COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes. These enzymes could lead to diseases like arthritis and type-2 diabetes.(Pixabay)

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