Organic coconut flakes are a delicious and healthy product that will enhance the taste of both baked goods and other dishes.
Coconut chips are rich in nutrients. It is a healthy source of fat, fibre, iron and protein, so it can be enjoyed almost guilt-free.
The coconut flavour goes well with a variety of foods including biscuits, fruit, yoghurt, cakes, soups and curries.
A cup of coconut shreds contains about 33 g of fat and 40 g of sugar.
Each cup of coconut shreds contains 4 g of fibre, and according to the American Heart Association, the overall recommendation is 25 g per day. Fibre plays an important role in good health as it promotes normal bowel movements and digestion, thus removing toxins from the body. A good source of fibre will help you feel full, which will reduce your cravings for snacks or junk food.
Coconut chips are extracted from the “meat” of the coconut. It is actually called “other white meat”. As people become more health conscious and switch to vegetarian and vegan diets, they are looking for foods that are a good alternative to protein. Coconut is one of those plant-based foods.
Rich in 17 essential amino acids, mainly found in animal proteins and responsible for maintaining connective tissue, liver and muscle health, coconut is fast becoming the protein of choice.
Iron-rich coconut flakes will help provide energy and maintain optimal blood flow to your muscles.
Zinc is an essential component of strength and a normally functioning immune system. It also plays a big role in your ability to smell, taste and see.