Difference between coconut milk and coconut water?

Coconut water is the clear liquid from the centre of the young, green coconut and is low in fat but rich in easily digested carbohydrates.

coconut water
coconut water
coconut water

Coconut milk comes from the fruit’s white flesh.Coconut flesh (the white part) is grated and soaked in hot water. The coconut cream rises to the top and can be skimmed off. The remaining liquid is squeezed through a cheesecloth to extract a white liquid that is coconut milk.

coconut milk
coconut milk Vietnam

Coconut milk is a white, milky substance extracted from the flesh of mature coconuts. It can benefit health in several ways, such as by stimulating weight loss and lowering cholesterol.

Similar health benifits of using coconut milk and coconut water

  1. Weight loss

Coconut milk contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which researchers have linked with weight loss. MCTs stimulate energy through a process called thermogenesis, or heat production.

  1. Heart health

Research has linked diets rich in saturated fat with high cholesterol an increased risk of  heart disease . Some people may not consider coconut milk to be heart-healthy, because of its high fat content.

However, different sources of saturated fats may affect the body in different ways. Also, genetics play a role in how a person metabolizes saturated fats and the extent to which these fats impact health.

  1. Boots immune system

Coconuts contain a lipid called lauric acid, and many researchers believe that lauric acid can support the immune system.

  1. Rich Nutritious

These are two separate coconut drinks and have different nutritional profiles. Here is a comparison between 1 cup (240mL) of coconut water and milk:

Nutrition Coconut water Coconut milk
Calories 46 442
Carbs 9 grams 13 grams
Sugar 6 8
Fat 0.5 57
Protein 2 5.5
Kali 17 % DV 18 % DV
Magie 15 % DV 22 % DV
Mangan 17 % DV 110 % DV
Natri 11 % DV 1 % DV
Vitamin C 10 % DV 11 % DV
Folate 2 % DV 10 % DV

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