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Eat honey! It’s good for your heart problem!

eat honey for a healthy heart

Cardiac problems are #1 cause of mortality. Honey prevents and helps in treating heart problems as well as vascular ones. Even if you don’t have cardiovascular issues, or diabetes, or obesity, you may still be in danger of having a heart attack. Because we cannot always take care of our diet, and we cannot handle our emotions as well as we would like to and we still don’t know exactly how harmful these can be to the heart. In this situation… Read More

Why is honey so valuable? What are polyphenols and what are they good for?

which are the polyphenols in honey

Honey contains lots of healthy compounds, polyphenols included, highly beneficial to our bodies. We’ve heard this a lot: honey is good, it has antioxidants, vitamins, enzymes… “It’s a natural antibiotic” – all honey sellers will tell you that, even if they don’t even know what these are. In the end, we don’t really need to know what’s inside honey (in fact scientists haven’t even discovered yet all its compounds ) as long as it does its job, right? Do we need to know… Read More

Honey is a natural remedy for conjunctivitis. And other eye diseases.

special honey to treat eye conditions

Raw organic honey is used for eye diseases. This is not a new discovery, not something that needs to be put in the headlines of our daily news. There are details about this ever since 350 BC, when Aristotle wrote his Historia Animalium. So why have we completely abandoned this traditional way of healing our eyes? In Mali and traditional Indian medicine honey has been long used to treat eye disorders. Mayas were using honey for the eyes. Russia, Egypt, Romania are… Read More

Deciphering manuka honey: UMF15+, MGO400, 24+ Bio Active, KFactor16, TA. And LOTS OF FRAUDS.

do you know how to choose manuka honey

Manuka honey is one of the most researched honeys in the world. It has different markers and grades, all at expensive prices. And lots and lots of frauds. Due to different policies genuine producers have graded manuka honey using different letters and numbers. I have already covered them in the article I want to buy manuka honey. What is UMF 16+, MGO 400+, Active? Here are some updates and clarifications: A (Active) or TA (Total Activity) or BioActive A or TA… Read More

What kills Staphylococcus aureus? Does manuka honey kill MRSA?

Manuka honey cures staphylococcus aureus infections

In the previous article Is manuka honey a natural treatment for MRSA? Is it the best? I was saying that despite all the marketing made to consider manuka honey our solution for the superbugs, especially those grown in hospitals, manuka honey has not yet proved to be so miraculous for the internal infections. What is MRSA and MSSA? MRSA = methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, MSSA = methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Staphylococcus is one of the five most common causes of infections after… Read More

Eating healthy is useless. How can we be healthy and happy?

eating healthy is useless. Find something else to blame.

Why would I say eating healthy is useless? Why wouldn’t I accept that eating only good stuff would lead to a good body? Today I’ve run into an old acquaintance, a woman with 2 boys, the youngest almost the age of my son. Going to kindergarten. So normally, the whole discussion was about children. Because it is spring and this is the season of colds, flu, H1N1 or whatever the name, the first question that pops up is about the… Read More

What is sage honey good for?

what is sage honey good for

Probably the most common unifloral honey in North America, sage honey has a unique taste, smell and color. It is produced from the nectar of a very familiar and famous plant, sage, which is a well-loved and well-used herb, one favorite culinary herbs everywhere and one of the herbs people have easy access to no matter where they are. The floral source of this honey is sage, of whatever the species. The one that comes from Salvia Officinalis L. brings lots… Read More

Alfalfa honey aka lucerne honey

buy alfalfa honey

Alfalfa (the name used in North America) Other name: lucerne – used in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. In French it is called: Luzerne; in Italian: Erba medica, in German: Saat-Luzerne, in Spanish: Alfalfa, in Finnish: Sinimailanen Latin name: Medicago sativa L. Family: Fabaceae Alfalfa is a perennial flowering plant that resembles clover, with clusters of small purple flowers followed by fruits spiralled in 2 to 3 turns containing 10-20 seeds. It represents an important forage crop in many countries around the… Read More

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