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|Get To Know The Properties,medicinal Uses And Applications Of Coconut by its abdul(m): 8:19am On Dec 23, 2012|
The content/nutrients of a coconut palm varies with its degree of ripeness. An unripe coconut fruit contains much water and poorly concentrated nutrients, while a ripe one may be less in water and more concentrated in nutrients.
A ripe coconut fruit contains :
* About 6.23% of carbohydrates
* About 3.33% of proteins
* Mineral salts mainly
- Magnesium, and
* Fats in large amounts making up more than a third of its mature weight
BENEFITS/MEDICINAL USES OF COCONUT
The medicinal benefits of the coconut depends on its mineral content, mainly magnesium which surpass that of all animal-based foods.
Magnesium is mainly found in the bones and muscles, which contributes to the bones hardness and healthy cartilage in the joints. Lack of magnesium in the muscles produces cramps and nervous excitability.
Calcium and phosphorus are also of great importance to the muscloskeletal system.
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|Re: Get To Know The Properties,medicinal Uses And Applications Of Coconut by George_D(m): 11:41am On Dec 23, 2012|
thanks for this vital info.
i think i will start eating more coconuts from now on.
|Re: Get To Know The Properties,medicinal Uses And Applications Of Coconut by its abdul(m): 5:58pm On Dec 26, 2012|
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