The fiber content in coconut flour is a lot higher than that of almond flour. In fact, from 1/4 cup of flour, coconut flour contains 10 grams of fiber as opposed to almond flour, which only contains three grams. This flour will help maintain a healthy blood sugar level as it’s considered to be a low glycemic food. In fact, studies show that consuming coconut flour can help lower the overall glycemic impact of food and support stable blood sugar levels. It is therefore a preferred choice of flour for people who suffer from diabetes.
By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives.
In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.