Coconut Meat Nutrients and Health Benefits

Coconut Meat.I recently posted an article about Coconut Oil Nutrients and Health Benefits, and now I decided to post about the white chewy part of the Coconut which is called Coconut Meat. Coconuts grow on a large palm tree called Cocos Nucifera. They can grow up to 98 feet (30 meters) high. One tall Coconut tree could produce about 75 Coconuts in one year. An old fashioned spelling of the Coconut word was Cocoanut but now it is changed to Coconut. Coconuts are popularly used for Domestic, Industrial, and Commercial purposes. If you would like to check out Coconut related products at Amazon, then just click Here. The Nutrients in one cup (or 80 grams) of Raw Shredded Coconut Meat are:

- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin B9, Folate, Folic Acid
- Choline
- Protein
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Sodium
- Zinc
- Copper
- Manganese (Large Amount)
- Selenium
- Phytosterols
- Natural Fats (Good Amounts)
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids
- Natural Sugars
- Dietary Fiber (Good Amount)
- Carbohydrates
- Calories

Coconut Tree.According to these Nutrients, the Health Benefits of Coconut Meat are:

Manganese:
- Supports strong bones
- Supports healthy bones
- Normalizes blood sugar levels
- Supports healthy thyroid gland
- Improves Nerve health
- Protects from free radicals
- Helps protect from nausea
- Reduces vomiting
- Reduces skin rashes
- Maintains Hair color
- Normalizes Cholesterol levels
- Helps prevent dizziness
- Helps prevent hearing loss
- Supports healthy reproduction

Dietary Fiber:
- Normalizes Blood Sugar Levels
- Normalizes Cholesterol Levels
- Regularizes Bowel Movement
- Helps prevent constipation
- Helps prevent hemorrhoids
- Supports Weight Loss

Copper:
- Reduces tissue damage
- Supports bone health
- Supports thyroid gland function
- Support Nerves health
- Increases Good Cholesterol (HDL)
- Decreases Bad Cholesterol (LDL)
- Reduces Fatigue
- Reduces Weakness
- Helps body utilize the Iron

Coconut on the 100 Maldivian Rufiyaa.

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