Is olive a fruit or nut?
Olives are small fruits that grow on olive trees (Olea europaea). They belong to a group of fruit called drupes, or stone fruits, and are related to mangoes, cherries, peaches, almonds, and pistachios. Olives are very high in vitamin E and other powerful antioxidants.
What olive means?
ol·ive. ˈäl-iv, -əv. : a Mediterranean evergreen tree grown for its fruit. also : the edible fruit of the olive tree that is the source of an oil.
Are olives healthy?
Olives are rich in vitamin E and other antioxidants, which may help reduce the risk of health conditions like cancer, diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. It’s also an excellent source of: Vitamin A. Copper.