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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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A THE term carat goes back to ancient Greece and the Middle East, when carob beans were used to weigh precious metals.
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And stabilisers - like locust bean gum (E410) which is made from carob beans - help stop these ingredients from separating again.