Coconut aminos, made from the fermented sap of coconut palm blossom, is a gluten-free, slightly sweet alternative to soy sauce. Beware of the fanciful claims made about its health benefits. Photo: Alamy

Soy sauce substitute coconut aminos, and nutritional yeast: should they be part of your diet, and how to use them

  • Two fringe food ingredients have gone mainstream as more people eat vegetarian, gluten-free and lactose-free dishes. Do you need to add them to your diet?
  • Nutritional yeast, or nooch, is packed with essential nutrients but could be harmful for some; choose coconut aminos only if your body can’t take soy or gluten
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Coconut aminos, made from the fermented sap of coconut palm blossom, is a gluten-free, slightly sweet alternative to soy sauce. Beware of the fanciful claims made about its health benefits. Photo: Alamy
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