When the fruit is ripened, the kernel has a gelatinous creamy texture and the liquid makes a refreshing sweet drink. The coconut is pale cream to ivory in color with hairy white fibers. Round to oval-shaped, the fibrous husk is contained in a rind that encases a thick-shelled oval nut. Inside is a hollow kernel filled with a sweet milky liquid. The meat of the white coconut is considerably moist and often has a floral fragrance.
Coconut is particularly high in calories, saturated fat, and fiber. It also contains a variety of minerals, including manganese, copper, selenium, phosphorus, potassium, and iron. The benefit of eating coconuts daily also supports the development of healthy teeth and bones. It also contain lauric acid, which when digested forms a substance called monolaurin. These substances help fight against fungi, viruses and bacteria to keep infections at bay.
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