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Honey - The Original Energy Booster

Honey - The Original Energy Booster

For A Quick Energy Boost, Pass the Honey A natural sweetener and food, the medicinal uses of honey were first mentioned in Sumerian clay tablets dating to 2000 BC. Research shows that honey can reduce oxidative stress, and has antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral, anti inflammatory, anti hypertensive, antimutagenic and antitumor effects.¹ Research shows that honey's health promoting properties can be realized at daily doses of 50 to 80 g or 5-8 teaspoons.² An easily digested carbohydrate composed of fructose and glucose sugars, the body can easily convert pure honey into energy: a dose of 20 g of honey providing 3% of daily energy requirements.² ...

Not All Honey is Equal

Most consumers believe that honey is a natural product made by bees. Little do they know that to keep prices low, many commercial brands mix their honey with other less expensive cane, beet or corn sugars. These products are definitely sweet, but they are nothing more than health-destroying sugars in the same vein as white table sugar. No wonder people have health problems. Also, few people know that honey should, as defined by the Codex Alimentarius Commission which sets international food standards and trade, contain at least 95 percent bee pollen. Their Honey Standard specifies that no pollen or constituent...

Cold Buster Honey

Natural Cold &  Flu Fighters We are only midway in the 8-week flu cycle, and already North America is in the midst of a flu outbreak. In the United States, were an estimated 24,000 deaths occur annually due to flu, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirms that, this year, flu has reached epidemic levels with 7.3 percent of deaths now attributed to influenza as more virulent strains such as H3N2 appear which make people sicker, longer. In Canada, Health Canada's FluWatch has reported 69 pediatric and 26 adult cases requiring hospitalization. With such statistics, no wonder there's demand for...