Carob powder, also called carob flour, is a cocoa powder alternative. Zdravnitza offers you to learn more about the health benefits and nutritional facts of the carob flour.
Carob (Ceratonia siliqua) is a flowering evergreen tree or shrub. It is widely cultivated for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens and landscapes. The carob tree is native to the Mediterranean region and the Middle East.
Carob products are used as a natural substitute for sugar and chocolate. Carob does not contain caffeine, phenylethylamine and theobromine, which can cause allergic reactions and migraines in some people. Carob pods contain a lot of calcium, potassium, Vitamins A, B1, B2, trace elements such as iron, copper, nickel, manganese and chromium.
Carob syrup is a tasty and healthy product with exceptional health benefits, including:
- Natural sugar substitute;
- Naturally low fat;
- Low sodium content;
- High content of fiber and calcium;
- Does not contain gluten and caffeine.
Without added preservatives, colorings and gluten!
Nutritional value per 100 g:
Energy: 1692 kJ / 404 kcal
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 98 g
of which sugars: 96 g
Proteins: 3 g
Salt: 0 g
It has a mild and sweet taste. It can be used as a substitute for honey or sugar. Ideal sweetener for cakes, tahini, hot and cold drinks, yogurt, ice cream and desserts.
Packing: 250 ml