What is Coconut Flour
Coconut Flour contains absolutely no grains and no nuts. Although the name may be confusing, the coconut is not a nut but a one seeded drupe. Pure Coconut Flour is simply Coconut meat that has been dried and ground into a powder or flour. This flour is light and airy making it amazing for baking cakes, muffins, pancakes and other savoury dishes. As such Coconut Flour should be safely consumed by most individuals even those with a diagnosed “Tree nut allergy”.
What is the Nutrition in Amor Coco Coconut Flour
DIETARY FIBER : Coconut Flour like regular coconut is a good source of dietary fiber. 2 tablespoon serving has 5 grams of dietary fiber. A diet high in dietary fiber can relieve CONSTIPATION as well as prevent HEMORRHOIDS. Coconut powder with your cereal or in your breakfast smoothie can help you reach your fiber intake for the day.
IRON CONTENT : 2 tablespoon serving of Coconut Flour has 10 percent of the claily value of iron. Iron is essential for the production of HEMOGLOBIN and MYOGLOBIN, which is needed for the creation of Red Blood Cells.
SATURATED FAT CONTENT : A tablespoon serving of coconut powder contains 2 grams of fat, all of it as saturated fat. However coconut fat contains medium-chain triglycerides, which may help raise high density lipoprotein(HDL) levels, also known as “Good Cholesterol”.