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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?

can diabetics eat honey? yes they can

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

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