The Old Coconut
So far, processed coconuts products which claimed to have benefits for health is the VCO. VCO is oil that is produced through certain processes and true natural state as possible.
Many people know that the benefits of the VCO is anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and also plays a role in controlling bad cholesterol in the blood and heart health.
And in addition to the VCO, it turns out there are other parts of the Coconut fruit also has considerable benefits for human health. Let us look at the following blurb
1. Meat Of Coconuts
Contained within the flesh of the fruit of this Coconut is about 90% saturated fatty acids and unsaturated fatty acids, 105. Although it contains saturated fatty acids, Coconut oil, however, has a chain of carbon being so easily digested by the body.
The fatty acid chains are better than long-chain fatty acid because it can be instantly digested in the gut in the absence of hydrolysis and enzimatis.
While the oils that have a long carbon chains have to go through several stages had to be processed in the human digestive tract before it can be absorbed through the intestinal wall some long process.
Medium chain fatty acids are not converted into fat or cholesterol and do not affect blood cholesterol. And related to its benefits, this medium-chain fatty acids capable of specifically as a function of anti-, anti-protozoal, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral properties.
2. Coconut Water
Not only the oil and flesh that has many benefits, but coconut water also allegedly contains a lot of nutrients. If during this time the utilization of coconut water is limited till it became the nata de coco, then with their subjects that are nutrient dense, coconut water can be developed much more than that..
According to the results of the analysis, in an old coconut water contains approximately 91% of minerals, protein, 0.3% 0.15% of fat, carbohydrate and 7.3% 1.06% ash. Coconut water also contains vitamin C 2.7 mg/100 ml. whereas the mineral content of coconut water is composed of potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, copper, iron, and others.
So with much of the content of these nutrients makes coconut water is very rich in benefits such as to treat bowel disease, cholera disease, vomiting, smallpox, measles, and other skin diseases.
Coconut milk also have the potential to be developed into isotonik drink because in its mineral content and has the perfect sugar so that it has a balance of electrolytes.
With lots of good nutrients in meat, oils or coconut water, this fruit has the potential to be developed into products for the health of the body.
OK friend we have been discussing the benefits of old coconut fruit for health, at the next meeting we will discuss the benefits of young coconut for health Especially for pregnant women..