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Can honey treat allergy? Is it true?

jar of bee pollen good for hay fever

Eating honey or bee pollen, containing raw local pollen, in the pre-vegetation season, will prevent or weaken hay fever symptoms. Let’s talk about this. Spring is such a joy for all of us. It’s like we are blooming ourselves, our bodies feel that burst of energy emerging from beneath the cold. Well, but not all of us can enjoy this. Flowers can be beautiful, but also harmful for some people. And a real nightmare can occur. Swollen eyes, runny nose, sore… Read More

Cold remedies with honey

honey and cinnamon for colds

We all know there is no real cure for the common cold. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than 200 different viruses, that can lead to colds. And because we are dealing with viruses, antibiotics are ineffective. Absolutely all the medication we take for colds, is meant to combat the symptoms and not the cause. Most people heal themselves without medication within 10 days. Even if allopathic medicine does not accepted their efficiency, natural remedies proved themselves… Read More

Garlic – friend or foe?

garlic benefits on health

I know, nobody heard of garlic being a foe, what am I talking about? Yet, it’s true. Garlic is a herb. We all use it in in the kitchen, and all heard that it is used also as a remedy for many conditions. It can be taken as supplement in tablets, so that we can take them without having to carry a garlic bulb in our pockets, and smell like…. well, bad. Yet, the odorless capsules are not that efficient, because the… Read More

Honey and coffee for persistent post-infectious cough

remedy for persistent cough

What is “Persistent post-infectious cough”? Also known as PPC, it is the most annoying cough that remains after a common cold or an upper respiratory tract infection, for more than three weeks. This cough is expected to last for only one or two weeks, but persists for more than 3 weeks and up to many months. PPC is reported to 11–25% of all cases of chronic cough. What are the symptoms? Persistent tickling or irritating sensation in the throat which leads to paroxysms of coughing.… Read More

One of the best foods that fuel your brain!

eat honey before bedtime

I’m telling you a secret: “Eat one tablespoon of honey before bedtime! It’s one of the best foods that fuel your brain over night.” Ron Fessenden, MD, MPH, in his latest book “The New Honey Revolution” shared this secret with the whole world: Take honey just before sleep and you will feed the king of your organs: the brain. What fuels the brain? 1. The glucose found in the circulating blood. Our blood sugar. We all have about 5 liters of blood and 5 grams of… Read More

Can honey help you lose weight? The truth, please!

big belly

Obesity! The disease of the century! An epidemic one. 20% of children are obese 66% of adults are overweight or obese. Over the previous 33 years, overweight and obesity in adults have increased with 27.5% and with 47.1% in children and adolescents. Over 100,000 individuals die each year from obesity related cancers. Let’s see: what happened in the last 33 years? The technology got better. The machines got better. We work in an office staring a computer. Not in the garden. And work a lot: 10 – 16 hours… Read More

Can diabetics eat honey?

diabetes honey

Can a fat person eat honey? Can diabetics eat honey? Isn’t the glycemic index too high? Honey is sweet. Really sweet. Even sweeter than sugar. So how come there are people saying that they eat honey even if they have Type 2 Diabetes? All doctors say we should not consume sweet food if we have this condition, and of course, if we are overweight. Yet, clinical studies and practice say it’s good. The mystery lies in the type of the… Read More

Can bee pollen boost the sport performance?

pollen is a good food supplements for athletes

The previous post was about how honey can help sport performance. How about bee pollen? Can bee pollen boost the sport performance? Considering that pollen is a form of honey in a more condensed form, sort of saying… Pollen is really powerful stuff, why shouldn’t we take it to boost our energy and increase our immunity while we are pushing the limits of our physical body in our endeavor to make performance? To be honest, I don’t agree with this… Read More