Dried Coconut Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, How to Dry Coconut
If you are living in a country like India where Food is not eaten for energy but to celebrate and thanks for the gifts of Mother Nature then you definitely know about Nariyal or Coconut. It is easily available in coastal areas and very common to be used in Hindu culture and different ceremonies. The fruit is equally tasty and healthy for your health as it is a gift from Nature. You can Enjoy Nariyal Burfi, Nariyal Paani, Fresh Cream of Nariyal, Coconut oil and the Husk can be used in the preparation of many traditional medicines. All in one this fruit is strong both from the outside and the health benefits are equally stronger from the inside.
Nutrition Facts of Dried Coconut
Before going to mention the Health benefits, I want to share that this fruit contains high nutritional value. However, if you are planning to lose some serious weight then you need to consider carefully the fact that While Dried Coconut contains healthy fats; they still can cause some fat issues. So, you’ll need to count your calories when adding coconut dishes into your daily meal plan.
The nutritional value of dried or desiccated coconut (1 ounce) is:
• 185 calories
• Manganese: 38% RDA of the required daily amount (RDA)
• Dietary fiber: 18% of the required daily amount (RDA)
• Vitamin E: 1% RDA
• Riboflavin: 2% RDA
• Vitamin B6: 4% RDA
• Selenium: 7% RDA
• Vitamin C: 1% RDA
• Iron: 5% RDA
• Copper: 11% RDA