Coconut flakes vs coconut oil

  1. Coconut flakes vs coconut oil


    I have a big bag of coconut flakes/shavings left from a tilapia recipe I made some time back, Now I'm wondering if I could use them like coconut oil as a fat source?

    I'm looking for nutritional info, literature or personal experience with using the shavings. What I do know:
    1 tbsp = 3.33g fats (medium chain triglycerides)
    Somewhat high in sodium for a simple food
    Mainly lauric acid and monolaurin

    Can I use this in a cut diet for a fat source?
    By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
    Franz Kafka


  2. if its like reg shedded coconut meat,then 15g of fat would be 45grams.
    I almost always use it in my pre w/o meal for morning training(22g=7g fat)seems to digest faster for me then almonds and other fats.

  3. I'll keep that in mind. I can see it being easier on the gut and providing more immediate energy source. Yeah I would have to eat a ton of coconut, its not worth it like that. Maybe just to add some flavor to a shake/meal
    By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
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