The green olive is a fruit that can be enjoyed year-round, though it is harvested in September. Stuffed with a pimento or a small, sweet red pepper for added flavor, green olives have a high nutritional value and provide an array of health benefits. Green olives can also be eaten plain or used as a mix-in to add flavor to foods.
In six medium stuffed green olives, there are 2 g of carbohydrate, 1 g of protein, 9 g of fat and 87 calories. Vitamins and minerals are abundant in green olives. One cup of green olives can provide 25 percent of the daily recommended amount of iron, 20 percent of vitamin E and 17 percent of copper. Other vitamins and minerals include vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C, iron, potassium and calcium. Brine-soaked olives typically have a higher sodium content as well.