Natural Health Desiccated Coconut
- Desiccated coconut is rich in both manganese and copper, which aren’t commonly found in high quantities in foods. Manganese is vital for bone health (specifically spinal health, but does benefit general bone health, too) as well as the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and cholesterol
- Coconut meat is high in fat and calories while moderate in carbs and protein.
- The MCTs and fiber in coconut meat may benefit weight loss, heart health, digestion, brain health, blood sugar levels, and immunity.
- Both fresh and dried coconut meat can be used in a variety of dishes, such as cooked grains, smoothies, and oatmeal. Look for unsweetened or raw products to minimize your sugar intake.