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Carob
( Ceratonia siliqua )

 
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Carob Ceratonia siliqua
Carob is an evergreen flowering shrub, carob supplier belonging to the pea family. Native to the Mediterranean region especially in the eastern and southern area of Spain, carob is cultivated for its edible seeds. It is found in its natural form in Southern Anatolia, Cyprus, Syria, Greece, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Israel. Consumed since ancient times,carob exporter it is also known as Saint John’s Bread or locust bean. The dried carob fruit is traditionally consumed on Jewish holidays and the juice is taken by Muslims, during the Islamic month of Ramadan. It is used as a substitute in making various products such as baked goods, bars, snacks, cereal, dairy products, cocoa-containing products and beverages. Read on further to know the different health and nutrition benefits of eating carob and also find its nutritional value.

According to livingstrong.com, eating carobs regularly can aid in the management of digestive health. carob supplier and exporter The tannins found in carobs can increase the effectiveness of certain substances (enzymes) that help to regulate the digestion process.  Additionally, carob provides powerful anti-viral benefits that supply the body with essential antioxidants. Foods rich in tannins are often recommended for treatment of diarrhea as it reduces acid production and combats related ailments.

Due to the high percentage of insoluble fibre contained in carobs, carob supplier research shows carobs have the potential to lower cholesterol levels. Carobs have naturally high levels of lignin and polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants. According to the Prepared Foods Network, these antioxidants work by binding to stomach acids and cholesterol in order to help them pass through the body and be excreted.
Regulates blood sugar levels:
Experts say carobs contain fibre that naturally helps to regulate blood sugar levels (useful for people who suffer from diabetes). As an insoluble fibre product (which contains pinitol, a type of inositol), carob helps water bind in the digestive tract, which enhances the health of the intestinal tract and regulates blood glucose.

In a clinical trial conducted in the US, consumption of a carob pulp preparation carob supplier decreased postprandial responses of acylated ghrelin, triglycerides, suggesting a change toward increased fatty acid oxidation. In other words, carob fibre might exert beneficial effects in energy intake, and thus, reduce body weight.

Carob is high in phosphorus and calcium, which means it may help in the fight against osteoporosis ailment. It has also been recommended for children who have had polio ailment, due to the high levels of calcium and gallic acid.As carobs are rich in vitamin E, carob exporter and full of antioxidants and phytonutrients, they have, on occasion, been suggested in aid of the treatment of anemia, coughs, osteoclasis, colds and influenza. Carobs also contain Gallic acid that provides anti-allergic, antiseptic, and anti-bacterial benefits. In some rare cases, experts have suggested carobs be used to help reduce the changes of patients with lung cancer. 

Carob has a sweet flavour, is rich in calcium and has a really mild analgesic effect. Small children are naturally drawn to its soothing nature. Sounds like a good teething alternative to me. My girl liked it, and I have to admit, I liked the taste too. carob supplier They seriously taste like candy and its feels pleasant to chew the slightly hard pods in the mouth to release all the wonderful flavours. My baby never had a very hard time with the whole teething thing, but she did enjoy sucking on those carob pods. I felt happy knowing she had something health supporting in her mouth.

The only problem I came across was making sure all the hard little seeds inside the pods were removed as the pod opened up. And I have heard that carob will help both constipation and sooth diarrhea. One website I came across states:
“Carob’s tannin content also inhibits bacteria, and can stop certain toxins and free-radicals in their tracks,carob exporter inactivate them, and get the body to discard them. A research study, using carob powder with babies for bacterial or viral diarrhea, showed recovery within 2 days. Babies treated with conventional medicine took almost twice as long to recover. carob supplier The babies given carob also regained normal temperature and body weight quicker. The high fibre content of carob, together with the pectin, makes the stomach contents more glutinous, thus deterring the back-flow of acid in the throat.”