Does anyone know if coconut is safe for diabetic patients? Is there a GI/GL number for it? Thanks!
Coconut is listed as having a low GI index (35), but as always you should talk with your doctor about your overall nutrition and get guidance for your specific situation and nutritional needs.
You might also like to take a look at this post by HealthCentral expert Kara Bauer on coconut oil for diabetics. She has great information about the nutritional value of coconut oil.