How big is a carob seed?

Answer The average mass of a carob seed is 200 mg. This is the same weight as a carat, the unit used to measure gemstones. It is thought that the term carat is derived from the word "carob" because carob ... Read More »

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How to Use Carob?

Carob has lost favour in recent years as the health message on eating chocolate has triumphed. However, carob still provides a non-caffeine and usually sugar-free alternative to chocolate that some... Read More »

What is carob spice?

Carob spice is a powder made from the pods of the evergreen carob tree. Sometimes used as chocolate alternative in health foods, carob spice can be used in sweets like carrot cake, and in sauces an... Read More »

Does carob have cholesterol?

Yes, carob has cholesterol in it. An 87 g serving of the chocolate substitute contains 1 mg of cholesterol. This makes up less than 1 percent of carob a person should eat if they are on a 2,000 cal... Read More »

What Is Carob Bean Gum?

Carob bean gum comes from the carob (locust) tree, Ceratonia siliqua, a large leguminous evergreen originating in the countries of the Mediterranean. The tree is now grown widely in warm climates, ... Read More »