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carob

[kar′əb]
Etymology: Ar. al kharrubah
Ceratonia siliqua, a tree native to the Mediterranean basin.

carob

The sweet pulp of the Mediterranean evergreen leguminous tree, Ceratonia siliquia, a chocolate surrogate for those who are allergic to chocolate or adhere wish to eliminate chocolate from their diet. Carob is high in palm kernel oil (i.e., a “tropical oil”) and therefore atherogenic; it is also high in sodium, and thus linked to hypertension.
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Carob wood is extremely hard and used in the building and furniture industry, and is a source of local charcoal.
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Carob and cocoa powders are most often combined with varying amounts of sugar and fats to make carob chips or chocolate bars, so it is very important to look at the nutrition labels and ingredient list to know just how much fat, sugar, and carbohydrates have been added to your sweet treat.
Gluten-free rolls that contained 30% fresh shell eggs or equivalent egg products and 10% carob germ flour were evaluated against a control that contained no egg and no carob germ flour.
Carob has attracted attention as a potential antibacterial substance, but until now, scientists had not tested it against Listeria.
Considering the limited number of studies on the effects of carob seed extract on male reproductive activities, this study has made an attempt to investigate the probable effect of hydro-alcoholic extract of carob seed on the rate of FSH, LH, testosterone and dihydrotestosterone hormones and testis histological changes.
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