Also olive oil is caloric. A reasonable balance of the amount / benefit of extra virgin olive oil per day – in its caloric content, approximately 899 kcal per 100 g. Being conscious about weight control without compromising the nutritional value of food, it is recommended to consume 2 to 4 tsp of olive oil per day.
A reasonable balance of consumption of olives per day is 60 – 80 grams, which is equal to about 18-22 average-sized fruits.
To sum up, both olives and extra virgin olive oil are incredibly useful products for health, but like any other products, they must be consumed consciously and dosed, taking into account the caloric content and, in the case of olives, the amount and usefulness of preservatives used (usually salt).
What do you eat more often, olives or olive oil?