Fruits From A-Z

Coconut Meat

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 100 g 

  • Very high in manganese (75% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in copper (22% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in selenium (20% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in iron (17% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of zinc (12% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of phosphorus (10% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of  Vitamin C (6% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in potassium (356 mg per serving)
Look For

A whole coconut that you can shake it up and down a little to see if there is water inside the coconut. If you do not hear anything, the coconut is too ripe and may taste soapy.

To Store

Store a whole coconut in the fridge for up to two months. Once opened, the coconut meat can be kept covered in the fridge for up to 7 days.

To Prepare

Eat coconut meat plain, or grate it for use in a variety of dishes.

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