July 27, 2016

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Do you know Carob? It’s a healthy alternative to cocoa.

Carob is the fruit da Alfarrobeira, native tree of the Mediterranean.

Many people relatam que they feel agitadas when they eat chocolate because it contains caffeine, substance que interfere no sono. Carob is usually used como an alternative to cocoa, principalmente because não possui stimulating agents, such as caffeine. Além disso, Carob tem a high antioxidant potential (like olive oil and wine), and it’s low in fat and high in fibers.

O consume of carob está growing. Vale a pena try it!

 

This post was kindly written by our Enjoy Student Eliza Scholz  Gelsleichter – thank you Eliza! You may learn more about Carrob at: http://holykaw.alltop.com/8-surprising-nutritional-facts-about-carob, http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blog/whole-story/advantages-carob and  http://www.sarahbesthealth.com/is-carob-a-good-substitute-for-cacao/

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