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Honey As The Powerful Remedy - Why It Benefits Our Health

Date November 10, 2017

People learned how to harvest honey from the bee hives long time ago, and for a reason! Being just a tasty natural sweetener, it appears to make healthy impact on our whole body!

The National Honey Board claims that it is fat-free and cholesterol-free, contains just 60 calories in a table spoon, 80 percent carbohydrates, 18 percent water, and two percent vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.

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Consuming daily you can enjoy the numerous benefits of honey:

1. Get your energy to the next level

Carbohydrates are the primary fuel for the body, and honey will provide you with it. When fructose and glucose enter your body it provokes blood sugar elevation so it boosts your energy level, maintaining muscle glycogen. If you do fitness exercises, water with a spoon of honey may be a good pre-workout drink to make you active! Be careful if you are a diabetic, and consume wisely.

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2. Prevent your brain diseases

The antioxydants which honey contains prevent the cellular damage. Our brain needs calcium all the time to digest the information, so honey helps body to absorb it, and provides us with necessary amino acids.

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3. Use it as a cold relief

Containing dextromethorphan, honey becomes the best fighter with cough and throat infections. This golden thick sweet substance is better than any pill for kids. The research published in the journal Pediatrics makes it clear that 2 spoons of honey every day before sleep helps children to feel better and reduces the cough duration. Thick layer of honey protects the throat from irritations and make the soothing effect.

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4. Use it on your skin as a beauty aid

Being a natural antibiotic honey will help your wounds and burns heal faster. If you have dry skin, cleanse it with honey every evening before sleep to nourish it with antioxidants. It becomes natural and inexpensive beauty treatment when you mix it with other natural ingredients you find at your kitchen, such as olive oil, egg yolk or ground coffee.

You will enjoy the effect of it, as your skin will get fresh and healthy look and become soft to touch. It fights acne and pimples, reduces wrinkles and acts as a pore cleanser.

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How to use honey

Consuming into your food, you may use it as an ingredient to many dishes, but you want to make the best use of it, so ingest it raw independently or put it in drinks.

For your skin, you may apply home made masks for your face, or just apply 1 table spoon of honey into your face skin, and massage it gently, then clean your face with warm water, or if the layer is thin, you may let it absorb into your skin.

Not only useful but tasty! Such an amazing combination! You may find out you sleep better and your fatigue level is reduced, honey is not a magic pill against all the diseases, but it is definitely a reliable home remedy you can benefit from.

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