Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Honey of a deal!

Hoeny is one of the sweetest food found in nature.  It has been known for it's medicinal properties beacuse of its mineral content.  Some of the minerals can be copper, calcium, zinc, and iron.  Honey also contains compounds like flavonoids and phenolic acid that act like antioxidants.  Raw honey is the best and the darker it is the better it is.
It has been said tht buying local honey can help ease allergy symptons but no studies have been done to back the statement.  Penn state College of medicine research team found that by giving honey to children before they go to bed will help ease coughing symptons.  Honey is also antibacterial and does not need additives to prolong shelf life.
Honey will also increase your energy level.  Next time you go to workout take a teaspoon of honey before you go.  It helps to instantly boost the performance, endurance and reduce muscle fatigue of athletes.  As we mentioned above, it is a great immune booster.  Honey also possesses carcinogen-preventing and anti-tumour properties! Read: Honey is Anti-Cancer!  Honey has also been known to cure yeast infection, athletes footand arthritis pain.  It's antibacterial properties also help to fight infection.  Honey also helps to soothe a sore throat.  By adding a teaspoon of honey to warm milk or chamomile tea and sipping on it before you go to bed will help you sleep better at night.
Do your own research and find out what you can about honey!

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