Benefits of Grated Coconut

What Are the Benefits of Eating Shredded Coconut?

Coconut adds flavor to a variety of foods such as pies, cookies, soups and shrimp dishes, and it supplies key vitamins and minerals. Shredded coconut also contains 33 grams of fat and 40 grams of sugar per 1-cup serving, which significantly decreases the nutritional value of the food. While you’ll reap some nutritional benefits when you eat shredded coconut, it shouldn’t be part of your regular diet.

While you may associate shredded coconut mainly with desserts, it can also be used in savory dishes, such as Indian curries. Depending on what you are making, you could use either sweetened or unsweetened shredded coconut, which is also sometimes called dessiccated coconut. Each type of coconut has a different nutritional profile.

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