Shredded Coconut - 250g - Loving Earth

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Loving Earth's coconut is certified organic and sulphite free. Coconut is a rich source of Lauric Acid (antifungal, antimicrobial). It is also a rich source of dietary fibre.

Many island communities believe that coconuts can cure all illnesses. Perhaps this is why the coconut tree is popularly referred to as the Tree of Life

The Fine Desiccated Coconut has a powdery consistency, ideal for sprinkling on cakes or desserts, the Shredded Desiccated Coconut has a more coarse consistency (similar to grated cheese), perfect in trail mixes or cereals.

Health Benefits

Coconuts are great for the immune system. Apart from being associated with anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties, studies have found Lauric Acid increases good cholesterol in the body. Almost half of the coconuts fatty acid profile consists of Lauric acid. Apart from mothers milk, there arent too many natural sources that have such a high Lauric acid content.

They have a rich mineral profile which includes Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

Coconuts are a rich source of dietary fibre. They improve the bodys ability to absorb Calcium and Magnesium, which encourage strong healthy bones and teeth. 

Nutrition Information

Serving size 10g

Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 296kj 2960kj
Protein 0.7g 7.0g
Fat-total 6.4g 64g
- saturated 5.7g 57g
Carbohydrate-total 2.5g 25g
- sugars 0.7g 7g
Sodium 3.5mg 35mg