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Coconut: A complete guide

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A unique food in its source of meat, juice, milk and oil all in one, coconuts have played an integral role for many around the world for centuries.

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Health benefits
Natural source of electrolytes which enhance muscle function.
Rich source of fibre, keeping you feeling full for longer.
Rich source of medium chain triglycerides, a healthy and beneficial fat.
Supports the immune system with its anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

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How to enjoy
Meat
Grated and tossed through cakes and slices.
Cut into chips for a filling snack.
As a porridge or granola ingredient and/ or topping.

Juice
Enjoyed simply as is with a straw.
Blended through fresh fruit juices and smoothies.

Milk
Used in Thai or Indian curries with vegetables and/ or meat.
In desserts such as rice pudding topped with maple syrup.

Oil
Mixed through baked goods for a coconut-y flavour.
Drizzled over roasted veg or used on a fresh salads.
As a natural and fragrant moisturiser for hair and body.

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Do you use or eat coconut products? Let us know your favourite ways to enjoy and make the most of these versatile fruits!

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