June 12, 2020
👉🏽ARE YOU A FAN OF EATING OLIVES?
🍼BEATS DAIRY FOR BONE HEALTH:
Human studies revealed that daily consumption of olives could prevent the decline in bone mineral density and improve bone turnover markers. As a conclusion, olives, olive oil and its polyphenols are potential dietary interventions to prevent osteoporosis among the elderly (Chin et al., 2016).
⚠️HIGH IN FAT!
Don’t be alarmed. They’re rich in MONOUNSATURATED fats, which are extremely beneficial for hearth health and overall vitality (Jones et al., 2019).
📚LOWERS BODY FAT %:
Hydroxytyrosol found in olives is known to enhance fat loss in mice. It improves obesity and insulin resistance by modulating gut microbiota in high-fat diet-induced obese mice (Liu et al., 2019).
✅OTHER POSITIVE EFFECTS:
Other known pharmacological activities include:
Consume olives for good health! No wonder the Mediterranean diet proves to be such a healthy diet. Olives, olive oil, and olive leaf all share similar properties, however, their polyphenol composition is different. Click the link in my bio for more health info!
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