What Are Kalamata Olives? (Nutrition and Benefits)

What are Kalamata olives

In this article, I am going to discuss the unique Kalamata olive, its nutritional benefits, and how I try to include it in my food routine.

Native to Greece, Kalamata olives are perhaps one of the most popular olive varieties. And while they may not be for everyone, I personally love eating Kalamata olives as a little snack every now and then.

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15 Common Types of Olives

Types of olives

An overview of 15 of the most common olive varieties to inspire you to try some of them out in your recipes or as a snack.

Did you know that there are hundreds of different varieties of olives and olive trees worldwide? Olives are certainly not for everyone, but my appreciation for this high-fat fruit has grown to a point where I try to eat them almost daily.

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35 Exotic Fruits From Around the World (Including Pictures)

Exotic fruits list

A list of 35 exotic fruits from around the world. Rare, and sometimes even weird, tropical fruits with unique shapes and flavors.

When looking at the range of fruits available in the supermarkets, you may think there is much to choose from. And actually, there is, but did you know that this range is only the tip of the fruit iceberg?

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Can You Eat Apple Seeds (Or Are They Poisonous?)

Can you eat apple seeds?

More than often when I use an apple in my smoothies, I actually blend the whole apple, including the core and seeds. I always assumed that the seeds – also called pips – hold additional nutrients that we shouldn’t let go to waste.

When I shared one of these smoothies with my neighbor and told her about the ingredients I used, she asked me whether it’s okay to eat apple seeds, because she assumed they were poisonous.

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