These olive facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including olives in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include olives in your diet.
The olive is:
- Low in Cholesterol
- High in Dietary Fiber, Iron, Copper (good) and Sodium (not so good)
Eat olives in moderation if you're interested in:
- Losing weight
- Maintaining good general health
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of the olive.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Black Olives||6 medium (40g)||2||2||7||165|
|Green Olives||6 medium (50g)||2||2||2||125|
|Stuffed Olives||5 medium (20g)||0.5||1.5||1.5||75|