Nuts about Coconut

English: Ivory Coastian coconut. Suomi: Norsun...

English: Ivory Coastian coconut. Suomi: Norsunluurannikkolainen kookospähkinä. Euskara: Boli Kostako kokoa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There is a constant debate about the health benefits/risks of coconut. Consumers are constantly bombarded with theories saying coconut is good for you because it’s packed with fibre and nutrients and then on the other hand you hear claims that coconut is bad for you because it’s filled with saturated fat which is bad for heart health!

So what is the true story about coconut?

Here’s a great article that talks about how to include coconut in your diet in a healthy way. It compares different forms of coconut including coconut meat, coconut water and coconut flour.

 

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