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Crack This Classic Coconut Challenge

Priya Johnson Mar 25, 2021
Coconuts have been touted for their numerous benefits for centuries. Let's find out how well we know coconuts via this fun-filled challenge. Time to play!
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In botanical terms, coconut is a drupe, with a dry and fibrous mesocarp. It's a one-seeded drupe, with a dried husk.
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Coconut meat is high in saturated fat, as well as manganese and copper. Manganese is essential for bone health and copper is essential forred blood cell formation.
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Coconut flour is low in carbohydrates, but high in protein and fiber. It is used as a gluten substitute and is also safe for those with nut allergies.
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The sap from the flowers of the coconut tree is extracted and then fermented for a period of 8-10 months to give us coconut vinegar. It is high in probiotics and aminoacids.
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Coconut water is free from fat and cholesterol. It's high in electrolytes and is touted as 'Mother Nature's Sports Drink'.
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Virgin coconut oil is extracted from fresh coconut milk using cold press technology, which retains all natural properties. Thus, it's superior to regular coconut oil.
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Coconuts are 100% fat, of which 80-90% are saturated fats. It's because of this fat content that coconut oil solidifies in cold weather.
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In 2019, Indonesia was recorded to produce about 2.83 million tons of coconuts, of which a major portion was grown on the island of Sulawesi.
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Cream of coconut is the sweetened version of coconut cream. While substituting in dishes, you can use coconut cream instead of cream of coconut, but not vice versa.
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Desiccated coconut is coconut meat that is shredded or grated and then dried. Sometimes it is even sweetened and used in desserts.
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Nata de coco is a translucent, gel formed on fermenting coconut water. It's mildly sweet and can be consumed as it is or with desserts and ice creams.
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