Coconuts

Coconut Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Shredded
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 24g 120%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 5g
Protein 3g

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 1%
Iron 11%
Vitamin E 1%
Thiamin 4%
Riboflavin 1%
Niacin 2%
Vitamin B6 2%
Folate 5%
Pantothenic Acid 2%
Magnesium 6%
Phosphorus 9%
Potassium 8%
Zinc 6%
Copper 17%
Manganese 60%
Selenium 12%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 66

 

 

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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

RankValue
Low Glycemic less than 55

Food Sensitivity Rank

0.5 to 1 ratio

RankValue
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.

Coconut Power Shake
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Fresh Raw Coconut Water
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Organic Oatmeal with Coconut
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electrolytes

When dehydration occurs not only is water lost, but also electrolytes through sweat and respiration. Even losing up to 1-2% of water can cause a noticeable decline in performance.
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Sources include: USDA

***All-Body Fitness takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided above. Please contact a medical doctor or a registered dietitian for nutrition advice.

 

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