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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 ...

Healthy Buckwheat Honey

What is Buckwheat Honey?   Despite the name, buckwheat is not a cereal grain, but a plant related to rhubarb. Dark in colour, buckwheat honey has a smooth, full-bodied taste and is rich in antioxidants. In traditional herbal medicine, honey is used to improve circulation and for heart health. Good news for world heart day. Why is Buckwheat Honey Good for the Heart? First, buckwheat honey contains rutin and magnesium. Rutin strengthens capillary walls and magnesium relaxes blood vessels which helps to decrease blood pressure. Second, buckwheat honey has antioxidants. A 2004 Cornell University report on a study showed people...

Benefits of Royal Jelly

What is Royal Jelly? A creamy white nutrient-rich honeybee secretion, Royal Jelly is the only food fit for a queen bee. Royal jelly contains royalactin, a protein which causes queen larva to grow 1 1/2 times the normal size, and makes queen bees very fertile and long-lived. Queen bees can live up to five years compared to a few weeks for worker bees which maybe why royal jelly is found in traditional anti-aging tonics. Besides royalactin, royal jelly also contains C and B-complex vitamins, and a broad spectrum of protein-building amino acids, trace minerals, proteins, sugars, essential fatty acids and enzymes....

Honey & Cinnamon - A Healthy Combination

Spice Up Your Life With Cinnamon & Honey A leading cause of heart disease, kidney problems, lower limb amputations and blindness, type 2 or adult-onset diabetes accounts for 90% of all cases. Typical sufferers are over 40, insulin resistant, have elevated blood glucose levels and overweight. With 366 million people living with diabetes, a figure projected to double by 2030, researchers are looking at natural ingredients like cinnamon to stem the tide. In a 2007 study of 14 subjects with type 2 diabetes, lower fasting serum glucose, triglycerides, LDL and total cholesterol were noted. The subjects, who ingested 6 g...