Island Coco Recipes is happy to welcome everyone to our little site.
We are asked many questions about coconuts, like how to use coconut oil for cooking, using and substituting coconut flour in recipes, coconut leaves for crafts and so on.
We love coconuts and we are nuts about them. We could not stress enough just how great it is for your health and mine.
It is our pleasure to give you recipes, tips and updates about them.
YEAH, BUT WHY COCONUTS?
If we give you all the reasons why we chose to update and give facts and recipes using and about coconuts, it would be a long, long list.
We can get so many benefits from coconuts. It helps prevent obesity by speeding up metabolism and it improves heart health since it contains short and medium chain fatty acids. Organic Coconut Oil contains all those healthy fats.
Coconuts rival other fiber sources. It has high dietary fiber compared to psyllium, wheat bran, oat bran and rice bran. No calories are derived from coconuts, and it has no effect on blood sugar.
Coconut nectar and crystals has very low GI. Another good thing about it is that it reduces sweet cravings and improves insulin secretion.
Coconut is a quick energy booster. It provides a nutritious source of extra energy. It supports improved endurance during physical and athletic performance.
It has no trans-fats, is gluten-free, non-toxic and hypoallergenic.
And, these are just health reasons and benefits to love coconuts.