The coconut is a plant that can live for several years and can grow over 35 meters high. Its leaves are very long, usually measuring 4 to 6 meters. Get the coconut coloring pictures below, and then you will be happy.
The coconut trees are cultivated in almost all tropical countries, specifically in Thailand, India, and Indonesia. Coconut is very nutritious and is recommended for those who want to gain weight. 100 g of edible pulp provides 360 kcal.
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Coconut is rich in potassium and is an good therapeutic food to replenish mineral salts if needed. The right presence of vitamin B and C makes it useful in the treatment of some disorders, such as general weakness, nervousness, and urinary disorders.
The benefit of the antioxidant compounds present in coconut, particularly in its oil, has useful properties in reducing inflammation and arthritis. Their effects are even better than traditional medicines.
Coconut helps eliminate air and excess gas in the stomach and intestines and also has useful properties for removing toxins in the digestive tract.
Coconut has an excellent fatty acid content which is essential for heart health. Fatty acids help reduce levels of bad LDL cholesterol by offering protection against heart disease and arteriosclerosis.
An attractive property of the coconut is that this tropical fruit can be used to reduce appetite. These beneficial effects are related to the way fat is metabolized.
Coconut milk is lactose-free, rich in lauric acid, also present in human milk, and has been shown to have useful properties for bone health.
The difference between green or brown is merely different stages of maturation.
Brown or mature coconuts are commonly sold with the dry brown shell already removed. The meat has become firmer and duller in color.
Green or young coconuts commonly have their tops sliced off. That’s coconut water, which is very different from the coconut milk used in cooking.
The meat is tender and translucent, which you can scrape off to eat after your drink or add to fruit salads for a tropical touch.
The coconut is a single-seeded, fibrous drupe, also known as a dry drupe. However, when loose definitions are used, the coconut can be all three – a fruit, a nut, and a seed.
The classification of plants can be a complicated issue for the average person. Coconuts are classified as a single-seeded drupe. A drupe is a fruit with a hard stone layer that encloses the seed, such as a peach or an olive, and comes from the word drupe, which means over-ripe olive tree.