Saturday, 11 July 2015

Honey I am here

They say you are what you eat, how much do you agree with this statement. Nowadays, where each and everything we eat and drink is chemically treated, I can trust only the curry leaves in my garden area which I feel is chemically free. When my husband is hungry the first thing he wishes for is chicken nuggets, yes the frozen ones. My young brother makes it a point to have pizza and burgers every week.The customized lemonade is another treat for your thirst. Cheese and mayonesse become the eternal part of our diet. 

What is the post effect of the diet? We are obese, less immune, diabetic, thyroid effective, low metabolism, fatigue and almost on the verge of breaking the digestive system into two.So lets talk about including something healthy in your diet, how about honey this time?

Properties of honey
Honey is made up of glucose, fructose, and minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphate, sodium chloride, potassium, magnesium.

Below is a typical honey profile, according to BeeSource:

Fructose: 38.2%
Glucose: 31.3%
Maltose: 7.1%
Sucrose: 1.3%
Water: 17.2%
Higher sugars: 1.5%
Ash: 0.2%
Other/undetermined: 3.2%

What if I tell you to include simple things like Honey in your diet? Do you know what magic can Honey do in your life?

Honey is considered as a treasure chest of hidden nutritional and medicinal value for centuries, yes the sweet golden liquid from the beehive has been used since the early days of Egyptian tombs. Here are the hive health benefits of Honey:-
1. Reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders.
2. Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-fungal
3. Reduce cough and throat irritation:
4. Increase athletic performance

All-Natural Energy Drink
Honey can be your excellent source of all natural energy per tablespoon. This is natural unprocessed sugar(fructose and glucose) going directly into your bloodstream and give you quick boost of energy.

Boosts Memory
Honey is loaded in antioxidants that may help prevent cellular damage and loss within the brain. Honey has got the ability to help the body absorb calcium. The brain needs calcium in order to process thought and make decisions. And honey will help you in doing that.

Treats Wounds And Burns
What if I tell you that honey is a natural antibiotic that can help you both internally and externally. Yes, it can be used as a conventional treatment for wounds and burns by disinfecting wounds and sores from bacteria. A 2005 study published in the British Journal of Surgery found all but one of patients who suffered from wounds and leg ulcers showed remarkable improvement after applying a topical application of honey.
Honey has been utilized for its medicinal properties for over 2,000 years and continues its legacy as a multipurpose health aid.

Tips for including Honey in your diet

  1. Replace all sugar with honey
  2. Drink water with honey and lemon in the morning
  3. Include honey for your breakfast
  4. Include honey for your deserts
  5. Add Honey for your beverages

Check out the Honey recipes here

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