With its roots in Ancient Greece, the olive contains 20% of olive oil and because of that is a source of good cholesterol. That oil helps maintain a blood circulation reducing the obstacles. Although it is a food full of benefits to our health, it’s recommended that you only eat it as an appetizer or as something to accompany meat dishes, like ‘cabrito assado à moda do Minho’ – roasted lamb -, or fish dishes, like ‘bacalhau à Narcisa’.