Anthes & Maria olives - 100% natural and healthy Greek olives in own brine
The major advantage of the olives is their content of antioxidants. The percentage of these antioxidants directly depends on the variety of olives, the degree of maturation, the method of processing (preparation), etc. This is one of the priceless benefits of the ANTHES & MARIA olives - through processing the highest percentage of antioxidants content is achieved.
Dark colored olives, Kalamon variety in particular, are the only olives which contain β-tocopherol and α-tocopherols, which are also powerful antioxidants.
The following fact is applicable for the ANTHES & MARIA olives: 2 very large olives or 5 small are equivalent to 1 teaspoon of extra extra virgin olive oil, they contain about 70 times more calcium and 15 times more phosphorus than the olive oil (at equal weights). ANTHES & MARIA olives contain about 12 times more antioxidants than the olive oil (except for vitamin E).
Olives have a proven anti-inflammatory impact in case of cardiovascular system issues. They contain a high percentage of monounsaturated fatty acids (75% - monounsaturated oleic acid - a fatty acid, alpha-linolenic - omega-3 fatty acid) that lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, regulate cholesterol and blood pressure, enhance metabolism. The percentage of beneficial monounsaturated fatty acids in the ANTHES & MARIA olives is even higher - to 83%.