Home > Diet and nutrition > Healthy Food > Fruit Updated 09 April 2013 Olives Olives delay the effects if ageing and also protect against rheumatoid arthritis. 0 Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » Olives delay the effects if ageing and also protect against rheumatoid arthritis. Olives are also linked to a reduced breast cancer risk. Raw olives do not taste pleasant and are usually pickled or marinated in salt or oil. Extra virgin olive oil is richest in phenolic compounds.Olives have a high salt content, therefore people with high blood pressure should not eat too many. Olive oil can be used as a dressing and in cooking. It is also high in calories. Calories 103 Fibre 2,9g Vitamin E 2mg Per 100g NEXT ON HEALTH24X 5 reasons to love avocados 2018-10-14 07:00 More: Healthy FoodFruit advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.