Save your money on fancy olives by jazzing them up for yourself. I learned this trick when I lived in Chile where olives and cheese where common restaurant, bar and party fare.
SAN REMO OLIVES: Are usually on sale anywhere you shop. The can contains four ingredients: ripe olives, water, salt and ferrous gluconate. So what is ferrous gluconate? It's iron! www.befoodsmart.com rates ferrous gluconate as a 'B' so olives are a source of iron. For better absorbability, try to eat olives with a citrus or food that contains vitamin C. So, if you add these to your salad, use lemon juice in the salad dressing or have some tomatoes in your salad.
Jazzed up Olives:
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