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Journal of Experimental Food Chemistry

ISSN: 2472-0542

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Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm and scientifically called as Cocos nucifera. It is one of the most useful trees in the world, and is often referred to as the "tree of life".Coconuts have been grown in tropical regions for more than 4,500 years but recently increased in popularity for their flavor, culinary uses, and potential health benefitsIt grows to about 30 meters tall and is extensively cultivated in tropical climates. It is one of about 2,600 species in the palm family Arecaceae. The coconut palm is grown in the tropical region for its many culinary and non-culinary uses.Although coconut meat contains less fat than other dry nuts it is noted for its high amount of saturated fat. Coconut water on the other hand, is drunk fresh as a refreshing drink. 

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