Coconut Milk Benefit Human Body

Authors

  • Poornima Singh PhD Scholar, Dept. of Food Nutrition and Public Health, Ethenlind College of Home Science, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
  • Dr. Ritu Dubey Associate Professor, Dept. of Food Nutrition and Public Health, Ethenlind College of Home Science, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47856/ijaast.2022.v09i05.002

Keywords:

Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Sciences, agriculture, Coconut Milk

Abstract

The low calorie and high nutrition content of coconut milk products have increased their demand in the food and beverage industry. Coconut milk products such as coconut milk powder and coconut cream powder are used in various recipes because of their sweet and mild taste. Coconut milk products are often associated with various health benefits. Their consumption has been indicated to help lower blood pressure, cholesterol, improve kidney health, and prevent heart attacks and strokes. Coupled with this, consumer preferences for a vegetarian diet, has been increasing the adoption of coconut milk products. Coconut milk is a milky-white, opaque liquid made from the coconuts pulp. Coconut milk is a popular food ingredient used Southeast Asian, Oceania, South Asian, and East African cuisines. Coconut milk is used to produce a variety of popular Southeast Asian beverages. Condole is a common iced drink, made with chilled coconut milk. It also is used in preparation of various hot drinks in Indonesia. In southern China, coconut milk products are used to prepare beverages diluted with water. According to FMI's analysis, coconut milk products sales have grown at a 5.4% CAGR between 2016 and 2020. This trend also is picking up pace in India. Consumers in India are showing greater willingness to pay more for a product that has health benefits. This has been encouraging some of the leading players to produce organic, vegan, and gluten-free coconut milk

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DOI: 10.47856/ijaast.2022.v09i05.002

Author Biographies

Poornima Singh, PhD Scholar, Dept. of Food Nutrition and Public Health, Ethenlind College of Home Science, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

PhD Scholar, Dept. of Food Nutrition and Public Health, Ethenlind College of Home Science, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Ritu Dubey, Associate Professor, Dept. of Food Nutrition and Public Health, Ethenlind College of Home Science, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Associate Professor, Dept. of Food Nutrition and Public Health, Ethenlind College of Home Science, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Published

2022-05-24