* Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free, Grain Free, Vegan
Our story… why we source and supply organic Shredded Coconut
Many shredded coconut varieties can contain preservatives to extend the shelf life of the product and may also be sweetened. Cyndi wanted to provide a product that had nothing added at all, just the dried white flesh of organically grown coconuts. Our shredded coconut is sourced from an organic, ethical, reliable and sustainable supplier.
Coconuts are referred to as the “tree of life” and are a staple in many Asian countries. There are multiple ways to consume coconuts and one of our favourites here at Changing Habits is shredded coconut, it is an essential in all of our kitchens. Used in baking and savoury meals, this versatile ingredient can add flavour and nutrition to many meals and treats.
Shredded coconut is a natural source of dietary fibre; fibre feed the good bacteria in the intestine, which is important because it keeps your microbiome well fed which is necessary for our health. Fibre consumption increases fullness and slows down the absorption of food.
Coconuts have anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties through the presence of lauric acid which is also present in breast milk. A natural plant source of saturated fat, which helps to provide satiety and is used by the brain and immune system.
Dried coconut promotes brain function as some of the natural chemicals contained in the meat promote the production of neurotransmitters as well as myelin. Coconut is so effective in protecting this part of your body and promoting brain health as a whole that coconut oil has received acknowledgment from researchers who are looking for ways to treat Alzheimer’s disease
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