Coconut Secret, The Original Coconut Aminos, Soy-Free Seasoning Sauce, 8 fl oz (237 ml)
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- 65% Less Sodium than Soy Sauce
- 100% Organic
- No MSG
- USDA Organic
- Kosher Parve
- Certified Organic by OCIA
The Coconut Secret Story
When both our parents learned they were diabetic, my brother and I were deeply inspired to search the world for pure, raw, truly delicious, low glycemic foods. We were rewarded and blessed beyond our expectations, in our discovery of the traditional products made from the sap of the wondrous coconut tree. It is our great joy to be able to share with you the gifts of these exceptional ingredients. —Leslie and Randy
Health Secrets of Coconut Aminos
When the coconut tree is tapped it produces a highly nutrient-rich "sap" that exudes from the coconut blossoms. This sap is very low glycemic, an abundant source of 17 amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and has a nearly neutral pH. A comparison between coconut tree sap and soy, shows that coconut sap contains 2-14 times the amino acid content of soy.
Our organic, Coconut Aminos made from this pure sap, is naturally aged with sun dried, mineral-rich sea salt, that is hand gathered from pristine waters near the southern islands of the Philippine coast, and contains only 113 mg of sodium per teaspoon.
Soy-Free Seasoning alternative for use like soy sauce in salad dressings, marinades, sautés, and with sushi! This delicious product does not have a coconutty flavor.
Organic coconut tree sap aged and blended with sun-dried, mineral-rich sea salt.
Note: Due to the naturally occurring fermentation of this product, the contents my fizz when opened.
Refrigerate after opening.
|Serving Size: 1 tsp (5 ml)|
|Servings Per Container: 48|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||0%|
|Not a significant source of calories from fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Coconut Secret Raw Organic Coconut Aminos 237 ml Great on salads, pasta, meat, fish, especially sushi The Coconut Secret Vinegar is also very good and highly rich in vitamins, minerals and 17 amino acids. # Certified 100% Organic # GLUTEN-FREE # SOY-FREE # 17 Naturally Occurring AMINO ACIDS # Special Sun Dried, Mineral-Rich SEA SALT # DAIRY-FREE # VEGAN Coconut Aminos vs. Soy-based sauces Among the many nutritional benefits of the Coconut Aminos product, the most notable is its impressive amino acid content compared to soy-based sauces. Commonly described as the "building blocks of protein," amino acids are vitally important to human health. They contribute to the repair and rebuilding of muscle tissue, help to enhance overall brain and nervous system funciton, and assist in boosting the immune system and physical energy levels. Second only to water protein is on of the most important substances in our bodies which is why it is nutritionally beneficial to consume a diet that is rich in amino acids. A comparison between coconut tree sap and soy, shows that coconut sap contains up to 14 times the amino acid content of soy. Many soy sauces on the market are fermented by first soaking the soybeans in water and salt, and then adding specific cultures of molds, yeasts and bacteria to help catalyze the fermentation process. Coconut Aminos is made from coconut tree sap, which comes right out of the tree so vital, active and alive nutrients, that is only blending with our own sun dried mineral-rich sea salt and aged, without the need for a fermentation booster or added water. As well, the majority of conventional soy sauces on the market are made with non-organic, genetically modified (GMO) soybeans. Long term use of unfermented soy related products has led to an increase in soy allergies, a disruption in proper thyroid function, and an overload of estrogens in the body.
I was a bit skeptical when I read the reviews here.. I've never heard of coconut aminos as soy sauce before, coming from an Asian family, it's a bit weird too. WELL! I'm blown away by how similar this is to the usual soy sauce that we consume. Because Monsanto built its base here in our country I've never trusted local soy products (GMO anyone?) I'm absolutely thrilled and will continue using this as a permanent replacement for soy sauce! Thanks, iHerb for carrying the product.
A good alternative, but not a strong taste
Posted by hollyhockfields on May 03, 2016
I found this coconut aminos to be a good alternative, especially during an AIP elimination diet, but overall the flavour was too sweet and underwhelming. I ended up googling an umami sauce recipe and found a much more satisfying alternative that way. For the price, and flavour intensity, it simply wasn't worth it. If you're in a pinch and are craving something on the sweet and soy side, this is for you!
not very salty, a bit sweet
Posted by Reviewer1707331 on May 03, 2016
it doesn't quite taste like soy sauce and seems less concentrated but for what it is, it does the job
Posted by 5687388547670214920 on May 03, 2016
Love this stuff!
Posted by 4726807578654997807 on May 01, 2016
So much better than soy sauce! I use it on salad every day as dressing (2 TBSP Coconut aminos & 1 TBSP Sesame oil). It is so yummy. I love to make stir fry with it as well (just cut up your favorite veggies and chicken or steak and fry in coconut oil and then drizzle a couple tablespoons of coconut aminos on when its done!). I can't stop buying the stuff!