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How to kill H. pylori

how to get rid of h pylori

If you have stomach burns you have definitely heard of Helicobacter pylori. And hated it. It’s an unpleasant tenant that forces his stay into our stomach. Some people say it is a common bug and to some hosts, it is quiet and peaceful. But for some reasons, this bacterium is evil to others (5-10% of those infected). To them it brings gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastric lymphomas, and gastric adenocarcinomas. Put it in other terms: H. pylori is a… Read More

How to protect liver while drinking

how to prevent and treat liver damage

Grosso modo, propolis is like a honey essence. It has lots of phytocompounds, without sugars. That’s even better, you would say, and from a therapeutic point of view, it’s true. And yes, propolis protects your liver while drinking. The only downside is that you won’t eat propolis for pleasure, as you do with honey. It comes in different forms, with different concentrations and powers, from tablets and creams, to pure essence. And when we compare propolis to honey, as I… Read More

Is honey good for cancer?

can i take honey in cancer

Most of cancer treatments exclude sugars from the patient’s diet. Medical doctors prescribe chemo, radiation (surgery when required) and give a specific diet which excludes, almost completely, sugars. It is considered that malignant cells feed themselves on sugars, so it is better to let them starve. But, you know what other cells feed themselves on sugars? The healthy ones! It’s an impossible mission. If you eat sugars, the bad cells will thrive. If you don’t eat sugars, the bad cells… Read More

What is cranberry honey?

cranberry honey is good for UTI

If it’s thanksgiving it’s cranberry sauce! American cranberry. We have dried or frozen berries, juice or sauce. But what is cranberry honey? Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the genus Vaccinium. Distribution: throughout the cooler regions of the Northern Hemisphere, including northern Europe, northern Asia and northern North America. Here are the 3 most common known cranberries: 1. In Britain, central and northern Europe, cranberry may refer to the native species Vaccinium oxycoccos, aka small cranberry, bog cranberry, swamp cranberry, particularly in Britain, just cranberry. 2. In the northern United States, Canada… Read More

What is PDO honey and PGI honey?

PDO logo found on honey jars

Have you ever seen this label on a jar of honey? Ever wondered what is PDO honey or PGI honey? They do not refer to the source/type of honey but to Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Identification (PGI). Honey is not only something sweeter than sugar. While it is essentially composed of water and sugars (mainly fructose and glucose) there are other different valuable substances that make all the difference: vitamins, minerals, enzymes, flavors, free amino acids, and numerous… Read More

Health benefits of Trigona honey (aka kelulut honey)

health benefits of stingless honey

Trigona honey health benefits have been a little documented based on traditional claims. This honey is also known as kelulut honey (especially in Malaysia), as stingless honey or as pot honey. Main differences between Trigona bees and Apis Mellifera bees – Trigona bees have a higher tolerance to pests and diseases. Scientists said this may be due to their smaller size and the composition of their comb. While Apis Mellifera build their comb from pure beewax, Trigona bees mix the… Read More