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4 Nutritional Value of Coconut

Coconut is a tropical fruit that is rich in protein. It aids digestion and gives iron to our diet but also high in fat.


1. Its rich in fiber and cholesterol:
Coconut contains high fiber which controls your blood sugar and cholesterol. The amount of fiber recommended to be taken per day is 25g for women and 38g for men.

2. Fat and Calories:
Although it contains lots of fat, its calorie content is about 1405 calories.

3. It has iron and other minerals. Served coconut adds 2 mg of iron to diet, when summed up it’s about 7% of the recommended daily intake.

4. 50% of its saturated fat is lauric Acid. If though this lauric acid raises LDL (bad) cholesterol. It also boosts HDL (good) cholesterol even more. In short, it reduces cardiovascular diseases.

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