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Natural antioxidants in honey. Do we really need antioxidant supplements?

antioxidants present in honey

Are antioxidants really good for us? Which are the best: from supplements or from food? Does honey have antioxidants? This article will cover all these and much more. There is a whole new obsession with antioxidants. There are tons of supplements with antioxidants. Naturopathic doctors, as well as medical doctors, tell us to take antioxidants as our body needs them. I think my question here is quite legit: Why? My grandmother did not take them and she is 96 years old… Read More

What are the enzymes present in raw honey? Why are they important?

are enzymes in honey important?

What’s all the fuss with raw honey vs pure honey and its enzymes? Are they the reason we need to buy expensive honey instead of cheap one? With all this awareness of honey and bees, and all this almost psychotic obsession for natural, raw and organic food, raw honey has gained a lot of popularity among people. Why so popular? Mainly because “raw” is now promoted on numberless blogs, which copy or rewrite the same text over and over, polishing their words with… Read More

Honey and ginger may prevent and treat cancer. Is there any evidence to confirm it?

treat cancer with honey and ginger

Lots of folk stories have said that. Lots of studies confirmed it. Honey and ginger represent one powerful combination which may effectively prevent and help in treating cancer. Let’s see what supports this fact. A few things about ginger. When we say ginger we refer to the root of the plant called ginger. This is the part that is being consumed. The rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine. It belongs… Read More

January’s health recipe. Treat your sore throat naturally.

recipe for sore throat and chough

Happy healthy 2016! There are so many recipes for remedies that can help us with sore throat and colds. Because there really are many good natural products like lemon, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, back radish, onion, black cumin and so many others that can be combined with raw honey, whatever the type, and taken for a boost of our health. The only difficult part seems to be in actually preparing the remedy. We don’t have time, we don’t complicate ourselves when… Read More

A new dispute on manuka honey market: Is it toxic or not?

what is toxic honey

Manuka honey from New Zealand may have a problem of toxicity. High toxicity. I have got this feeling, reading different sources, that somehow, manuka honey is like a synthetic drug. Heals you of something and makes you ill of something else. Could this be possible with something so natural and so highly recommended? Well, history and lots of research said yes. Present says something else. It is known that manuka honey is a honey with proved antimicrobial efficiency. It comes from Australia and… Read More