Five facts about coconuts
On average, three and a half cups of coconut equals 1 tbsp (25g) of Fiber. This is the recommended daily amt an adult should have. Yay!
Coconut oils contain MCT’s, a median chain triglycerides which are easy to digest. The oil is source of energy and has an accelerating effect on the metabolism. Yes!!! While coconut oil is healthy and good for your heart, its also absorbed in the skin, so apply that Loloma from tip to toe.
A coconut tree can have up to 180 coconuts harvested during a single harvest!
The coconut is actually a drupe, not a nut. Just like mangoes, cherries and cashews! A drupe is something that has a fleshy outer around an inner pit.
The husk of a coconut can be burnt to act as a mosquito repellent. So if you ever find yourself stuck on an island at sunset….
Just another reason why we love coconuts!