Is Carob Good For You?

Is Carob Good For You?
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Preliminary research on this chocolate substitute.

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We know cocoa is good for us. What about carob? Harmful? Just harmless? Or, helpful?

Wonderful stuff. There’s not a big carob lobby, so there hasn’t been much research. But this year, we did learn that, in the very least, carob can protect human colon cells from DNA damage.

To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by veganmontreal.

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Image thanks to Arpingstone via Wikimedia Commons.

We know cocoa is good for us. What about carob? Harmful? Just harmless? Or, helpful?

Wonderful stuff. There’s not a big carob lobby, so there hasn’t been much research. But this year, we did learn that, in the very least, carob can protect human colon cells from DNA damage.

To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by veganmontreal.

Please consider volunteering to help out on the site.

Image thanks to Arpingstone via Wikimedia Commons.

Doctor's Note

Check out this video for more on carob:
Juicing Removes More Than Just Fiber

And check out the prequel about chocolate and cocoa

For more context, see my associated blog post: Soy milk: shake it up!

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