Daily Nutrition Nibble: Eat those Olives!

Did you know that olives are actually fruits from the Olea Europaea tree? They have been enjoyed by many people, for thousands of years, all around the world. These tasty little treats are a great source of iron, vitamin E, and copper. Olives are also a good source of dietary fiber which is needed to promote healthy digestion and regular elimination. Studies have shown that eating olives can help to lower the risk of heart disease while promoting healthy cells. Olives are also a great food for promoting a healthy inflammatory balance, making them a good food for people with arthritis. Snack on some fresh olives, add them to your salad, make an olive tapenade, or start using cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil today!  Your body will thank you.