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Honey benefits for athletes

honey is good for sports performance

The honey benefits for athletes have been recently demonstrated by many studies. Honey is a simple, effective and inexpensive carbohydrate alternative to the highly-refined sugars found in other sport drinks and bars. Richard Kreider, Professor and Department Head, Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University, previously Chair of the Department of Health, Human Performance & Recreation at Baylor University and Director of the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab and Center for Exercise, Nutrition and Preventive Health (are you impressed? well, he has a Curriculum Vita of 60 WORD pages!),… Read More

Does honey help cough?

winnie likes honey

It does. Give your children honey, and it will calm cough naturally and pleasantly! A cough is a reflex action of our body to clear airways of mucus and irritants, such as dust or smoke. It is natural and good, because it is how our organism is protecting itself. There are two types of coughs: dry or chesty (or wet). Dry cough: We feel them as tickles in the throat. This happens when the throat and upper airways become inflamed (swollen). There is… Read More

How to treat bee sting

be aware of bees

Summer is coming. Flowers are more and more beautiful and they attract people, as well as bees. When going to picnics, hikes or travel in the wilderness, it’s essential to know how to treat bee sting as well as other bytes or stings. Let’s remember to always check the surroundings for snakes, spiders, wasps and bees. Don’t let food containers opened, they are like magnets to bees and wasps – particularly sweet ones. Keep food wrapped up and food containers closed. Wasps… Read More

Honey cures constipation

use honey to cure constipation

I mentioned in my About me page how my passion for honey started. Before I solved my son’s problem, I often wondered what cures constipation, tried different methods suited for a three years old, but nothing happened. And then I discovered honeydew, (it was from fir tree that one) and without even knowing, it helped my son’s problem. Honeydew honey is different than blossom honeys. It is honey made in the woods, meaning that the working bees gathered dew from the trees, and not… Read More

Cinnamon Honey Benefits

honey cinnamon benefits for children

Some people would say that if you are interested in cinnamon honey benefits, then you only want to be in trend.  It’s a new wave, like it was when we first heard of the goji berries, to give an example. The truth is that yes, it may be in trend, but it’s also a proven therapy, recommended by hundreds of years of healings. Taken separately, each of them is an incredible food and medicine. Combined, their effects doubles. Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory,… Read More

Cinnamon warning

cinnamon side effects

Many people nowadays are interested in the the folk remedies, and for a very good reason: they work.  We heard of cinnamon honey benefits, but we also heard of something a little bit scary: cinnamon warning. So, it’s natural to ask if they are in fact good or bad. The cinnamon honey combination comes from the ancient Chinese medicine. And also from Ayurveda, the Indian ancient medicine. Meaning trustful sources, tested for hundreds of years. Both ingredients are powerful food,… Read More

What is fake honey?

honey and pollen

1. Honey made in China. (to be read “technologically manufactured”) In November 2011, Food Safety News announced that Vaughn Bryant, director of the Palynology Research Laboratory, had made a sad discovery:  75% of honey on US supermarket shelves contained no pollen at all, having been made through an ultra-filtration technique perfected by Chinese producers. (Smart people I would say, yet if they think we should eat that stuff, they are more under the intelligence of a bee.)The pollen is like the honey’s DNA,… Read More

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