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Doctor insights on: Coconut Syrup

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What type of fat is in a coconut?

What type of fat is in a coconut?

Saturated fat: Coconut fat is saturated, as it is solid at room temperature. Being a vegetable source, it does not have cholesterol, but intake of saturated fats causes alterations in metabolism and increase in blood cholesterol. ...Read more

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Unsweetened coconut good source of fat?

Unsweetened coconut good source of fat?

Coconut: One cup (80 grams) of shredded raw Coconut contains 27 grams of fat – 24 of those grams are saturated fat. That is 119% of recommended daily allowance for saturated fat. ...Read more

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What benefits of coconut water?

What benefits of coconut water?

Hydration.: Provides water and a small amount of carbohydrates- both of which are essential components of a normal diet. There are no other significant benefits or miracle ingredients although advertisers / marketers would have you believe otherwise. ...Read more

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What is coconut water benifits?

What is coconut water benifits?

Coconut Water: Coconut Water comes from the interior of young coconuts. Due to it’s osmolarity, coconut water is used in some tropical areas to replace fluid losses due to diarrhea. It contains potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, vitamin C, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine & folate (folic acid). Research suggests that it’s cytokins may have some level of anti-carcinogenic & anti-aging effect. ...Read more

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Why is coconut water so popular?

Why is coconut water so popular?

Very refreshing: Coconut Water comes from the interior of young coconuts. Due to it’s osmolarity, coconut water is used in some tropical areas to replace fluid losses due to diarrhea. It contains potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, vitamin C, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine & folate (folic acid). Research suggests that it’s cytokins may have some level of anti-carcinogenic & anti-aging effect. ...Read more

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Could a person be allergic to coconut?

Could a person be allergic to coconut?

Yes: Coconut allergy has been described but it is not a common food allergy. Walnut is the most common nut allergy. While fda says coconut is a "nut" it is a drupe. Patients with nut and peanut allergy are not more likely to develop coconut allergy, but they are more likely to develop sesame seed allergy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use coconut oil?

Is it ok to use coconut oil?

YES!!!: Inside and out ... Depending what you are going to do. On the skin, in cooking etc! it is from mother nature! ...Read more

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Is coconut oil good for you?

Coconut oil: Look for a book written by, i believe, bruce fife, nd on coconut oil. Very enlightening reading. ...Read more

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How healthy is coconut water?

Good stuff: Good source of hydration, low calories and potassium with no down side. Be careful with some of the commercialized preparations. Try to purchase ones with simply, coconut water without the fancy additives. ...Read more

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Is anyone allergic to coconut?

Is anyone allergic to coconut?

Yes: Botanically, coconuts are most closely related to other palms and betel nuts. They come from coconut palm trees and are not closely related to most other tree nuts. While botanical relationships are not the only factor that determines whether two foods will be cross-reactive, foods that are close biological relatives often share allergenic proteins like cashew, pistachio. ...Read more

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