Benefits And Nutritional Of Coconuts

Benefits And Nutritional Of Coconuts

Found throughout the tropic and subtropic area, the coconut is known for its great versatility as seen in the many domestic, commercial, and industrial uses of its different parts.

Coconuts are part of the daily diets of many people. Coconuts are different from any other fruits because they contain a large quantity of "water" and when immature they are known as tender-nuts or jelly-nuts and may be harvested for drinking. When mature, they still contain some water and can be used as seednuts or processed to give oil from the kernel, charcoal from the hard shell and coir from the fibrous husk. The endosperm is initially in its nuclear phase suspended within the coconut water. As development continues, cellular layers of endosperm deposit along the walls of the coconut, becoming the edible coconut "flesh". When dried, the coconut flesh is called copra. The oil and milk derived from it are commonly used in cooking and frying; coconut oil is also widely used in soaps and cosmetics. The clear liquid coconut water within is a refreshing drink. The husks and leaves can be used as material to make a variety of products for furnishing and decorating. It also has cultural and religious significance in many societies that use it.

Coconuts: Useful for the health and beneficial for beauty


Drinking a glass of coconut ice during the day is very refreshing. Indeed, a tropical fruit that live in the coastal region is known as a fruit full of nutrients from the water until the flesh of fruit.

Benefits And Nutritional Of Coconuts
Coconuts

Nutritional of coconuts to make the processed coconut form: pure oil is widely used. This oil does not increase cholesterol and even raise HDL (good cholesterol). Research on the islands of the Pacific and Asia showed that populations of natural diet by consuming coconut oil have a lower risk of heart disease later in life.

This tropical fruit also contains abundant vitamins, including mineral-rich, and rich on nutrients. Coconut is the source of manganese, and contains 60 percent mineral as the ideal amount of recommended daily. Coconut fruit also contains 11 percent iron, 9 percent and 8 percent phosphorus potassium, zinc, calcium and magnesium. Coconut is rich in protein and high in calories. But the coconut has a type of protein that helps to build muscle instead of fat.

Even the coconut meat contains lauric acid (fatty acids found in breast milk), which helps fight bacteria from intestinal parasites. Coconut meat consumption also helps combat gas, constipation, ulcers, and other digestive diseases. Coconut fiber content is high, compete with other fiber sources such as wheat and oats.

Benefits And Nutritional Of Coconuts
Coconuts

Aside from being a food product, coconut oil has also been used as a beauty treatment. Coconut oil in the form commonly used to soften the skin and makes hair healthy and shiny. Coconut water, is currently used as a basic ingredient of energy drink products. A fairly high content of potassium can recover stamina. In the medical field, coconut water is used as an infusion hydrate to help overcome the problem of dehydration.

From now on, do not ever hesitate eating coconuts. Because the properties are not only useful for the health but also beneficial for beauty.