Coconut flour is a great alternative to traditional flours due to it’s high fiber content and healthy fats content. It is made purely from coconut. Foods high in dietary fiber have been shown to help prevent chronic diseases and keep cholesterol low. A serving of Coconut provides 61% of dietary fiber. Coconut flour has been shown in peer-reviewed studies that it reduces the risk of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and colon cancer, when used regularly. Overall, coconut flour is a great alternative for a gluten-free and grain-free diet.
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