Around 80 percent of the calories in olives come from fat. But the type of fat they contain is a healthy fat. One of the main fats in olives is oleic acid.Oleic acid is a natural, an omega-9 fatty acid. It can be made by the body. It is also found in foods. Highest levels are found in olive oil and other edible oils. Oleic acid is most commonly used for preventing heart disease and reducing cholesterol.Olives are very high in vitamin E and other powerful antioxidants. There main benefits are that they are  an antioxidants, low calorie, good fat , thought to help your memory and thought to help your skin stay soft and healthy.

They can be found at Newbury Market – Every Thursday and Saturday from 9am to 4pm.

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