PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 66
Potential Health Benefits
- promote muscle contraction
- regulate fluid balance
- promote weight-loss
- immune system boost
- lower "bad" cholesterol
- anti-aging effects
Potential Athletic Benefits
- MCTs in coconut may boost endurance and athletic performance.
- Hydrating electrolytes to promote muscle contraction and fluid balance for hotter days of exercise.
- Long-term energy for extended aerobic workouts.
Glycemic Index Rank
45 out of 100
|Low Glycemic||less than 55|
Food Sensitivity Rank
0.5 to 1 ratio
|Low for Fructose Sensitivity||less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)|
Coconuts are very diverse in there health benefits. They contribute to long-term well-being by protecting the body in many important areas. In addition, by being a calorie and nutrient dense food, coconuts make for a great snack between meals and on workout days. They provide long-term energy, increased athletic performance, hydration properties, and promote weight-loss (particularly adipose tissue). As such, coconuts are one of natures perfect workout foods.
Sources include: USDA
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