Tamarind balls are made by blending the pulp of the tamarind, then rolling this into small round balls, followed by sugar being sprinkled all over. This most likely came to Jamaica with Indian indentured laborers in the 19th century, is another popular sweet now considered a national candy. It taste real good and is a candy we've been eating since a child. Tamarind is also good for you. The polyphenols in tamarind have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. These can protect against diseases such as heart disease,and diabetes. The seed extract may also help lower blood sugar, while the pulp extract may help you lose body weight and reverse fatty liver disease (1).
These are made in Jamaica and shipped to you. 15 pieces per order.
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