So You’re Not Eating Coconut Meat? Here’s What You’re Missing Out On

So You’re Not Eating Coconut Meat? Here’s What You’re Missing Out On

If the last time you ate coconut was in a fun-size Mounds bar pulled from a trick-or-treat bowl, it’s time to revisit the fruit.

As with avocados, the knock on coconuts was a high fat and calorie profile. Now we know that those are assets. “Coconut is a source of plant-based fat, and fat can promote satiety,” says Katherine Patton, a registered dietitian with the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Human Nutrition.

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