Dessicated Coconuts: It contains no cholesterol or trans fats while being rich in a number of essential nutrients, including dietary fiber, manganese, copper and selenium. Be aware that a 1-ounce serving of desiccated coconut is high in saturated fat, providing over 80 percent of the amount of saturated fat an adult should consume daily.
Details : Storehouse of various minerals esp. manganese, dietary fibre and saturated fatty acids. Free from cholesterol, it is a rich source of saturated fatty acids. Lauric acid, a saturated fatty acid which falls under medium chained fatty acid is abundantly found in coconut. It is a potent anti viral and anti bacterial agent. A table spoon of coconut 3-4 times a week helps in boosting immunity and nutritive elements