Green Olives in Glass Jars | H.M. of Xenophontos
Gathered by hand from the olive groves of Mount Athos, the Green Olives in glass are a genuine natural and monastic product. Try them plain or use them as accompaniment in salads and dishes.
Net Weight: 1000grams- 96 pieces
Mount Athos Green Olives
In a lush green estate in the Holy Monastery of Xenophontos on Mount Athos – Greece, the organic cultivation of cherry olives takes place, which gives this special and luscious type of olives. Rich, slightly salty, very tasty and above all healthy they are the perfect accompaniment for our food.
Traditional recipe – Ingredients
•Green Olives unbittered
•Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Mount Athos Green Olives are gathered one by one with the hands of the Monks, straight from the olive groves of the Holy Monastery of Xenophontos on Mount Athos. Following the natural traditional methods in harvesting and processing of olives, Athonite fathers ensure the excellent quality and unique taste of the olives.
Green Olives and their great nutritional value
Having significant benefits for human health and longevity, green olives are valuable nutrients for a balanced and healthy diet, especially for Mediterranean cuisine lovers.
Olives eliminate excess cholesterol in the blood and control blood pressure. They are a rich source of dietary fibre as an alternative to fruits and vegetables. Olives are a great source of Vitamin E and act as an antioxidant, protecting the cells. They reduce the effects of degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, including less serious varicose veins and cavities.
Olives help prevent blood clots that could lead to a myocardial infarction or deep vein thrombosis.
Green Mount Athos Olives are nutritious and rich in mineral content as sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus and iodine. They provide essential vitamins and amino acids. Olives contain polyphenols, a natural chemical that reduces oxidative stress in the brain. So by eating a daily serving of olives helps improve your memory by up to 25%.
By eating just 10 olives before a meal, you can reduce your appetite by up to 20%. This is because the monounsaturated fatty acids contained in olives slow down the digestion process and stimulate the hormone cholecystokinin, a hormone that sends messages of fullness to the brain.
Origin: Holy Monastery of Xenophontos | Mount Athos – Greece
Net Weight: 1000grams