Coconut Milk: Nutritional Facts and Health Benefits

Due to its distinct flavor and creamy texture, coconut milk can add a nice touch to coffee, protein shakes, and desserts. Although it is nowhere near as popular as other vegan milk alternatives in the United States, it maintains a loyal fan base. But how nutritious is this drink? Do they have tangible health benefits?

Coconuts are known for their high saturated fat content. For decades, this nutrient has been linked to the obesity epidemic and a host of chronic diseases. However, recent years have seen a sharp increase in studies (Opens in a new tab) Challenge these findings, and even contradict them.