volume 82, issue 4, P308-312 2006
DOI: 10.2223/jped.1508
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Abstract: Objective: To analyze the biochemical profile of coconut water from dwarf coconut palms planted in non-coastal regions, during the maturation period (sixth to ninth month). Methods: Eight of 15 coconut palms planted in a non-coastal region were selected by lots and their coconuts sent to a laboratory for extraction and analysis of the coconut water. Coconut water from a total of 45 coconuts, from the sixth to ninth months maturity, were analyzed to measure glucose, electrolytes, total proteins and osmolarity a…

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