Product Watch

August 2011 Issue

Going Nuts for Coconut Manna™

Coconut Manna is to coconuts what peanut butter is to peanuts; it’s just milled coconut mixed with coconut oil for smoothness. Its calorie count, total fat, and fiber content are quite similar to peanut butter. Where the real difference lies is in Coconut Manna’s fat profile. Peanut butter, as is the case with most nut butters, is low in saturated fats and high in healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Coconut Manna is so high in saturated fats—one tablespoon provides eight grams—that it’s solid at room temperature; you have to dip the jar in warm water in order to spread it.

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