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The Benefits of Coconut – The Fruity Nut

By Joanne Sgro HERWriter
Obesity related image Photo: Getty Images

of sugar-free vanilla pudding
• 1 cup of skim milk, almond or coconut milk
• 2 scoops of vanilla whey protein powder
• ½ cup of cooked oatmeal
• 2 tablespoons of light whipped topping
• 4 tbsp. of natural, sulfite-free coconut
• Dash of cinnamon

(Mix pudding with milk; add the whey, then whipped topping; fold in coconut and oatmeal. Sprinkle with a dash of cinnamon)
Serving Size 1 cup

Online References:
http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hdl-cholesterol/CL00030

Reviewed August 1, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg R.N.
Shannon Koehle

Joanne Sgro-Killworth is a Television Fitness Expert, Certified Personal Trainer and Sport Nutritionist. She is Certified in Pilates, Pre-natal/Post-Partum, Yoga and Senior Fitness. She specializes in Weight Loss, Post-Rehab and Post Cancer Training. Joanne's fitness plans and recipes are available globally on her website www.fitnessanswer.com. She resides in the Phoenix, AZ area with her husband, where she runs her personal training business, Fitness Answer, LLC.

We value and respect our HERWriters' experiences, but everyone is different. Many of our writers are speaking from personal experience, and what's worked for them may not work for you. Their articles are not a substitute for medical advice, although we hope you can gain knowledge from their insight.

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