Detaching from its disgrace as a cholesterol agent causing cardiovascular diseases, coconut has gained worldwide acceptance as a nutritional fibre having major cholesterol-lowering action. Coconut oil is has become respected as the popular eco-friendly biodiesel for diesel engines, lacking pollution.
Despite the fact that its name hints that it is a nut, but coconut has forever been regarded as a fruit. When the coconut is immature, it has features like fruit, and as it becomes full-grown, it develops into more nut like. But actually it is not a nut or a fruit; it is a seed.