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BENEFITS GASTRONOMICS USE -It does not contain cholesterol. There is no caffeine It contains calcium. Carob contain vitamins A, B, E and phosphorus It contains high zinc. It is said to be good for asthma and shortness of breath. It has a lot of fiber. Carob has antioxidants. The ripe dried pods can be ground into a powder that is somewhat similar in flavour to cocoa, and carob powder, chips, and syrups are commonly used as an alternative to chocolate in health-food products. CAROB PEKMEZ Hatice Aylin Ă–zdemir