Benefits of Honey Honey - one of the oldest natural sweetener known to man. Healthy sweetener, honey has great nutritional value and are very good for health. Honey is also widely used in cosmetics, medicine and cooking. Honey can be purchased during the year, but this is best done in the summer and autumn, when the honey is collected. Read on to learn more about the benefits of honey. nutritional value of honey Honey contains fructose and glucose, as well as a number of minerals (potassium, magnesium, calcium, sulfur, chlorine, sodium, phosphate and iron). In addition, honey is rich in vitamins B1, B2, B6, B3, B5 and C. The concentration of these nutrients in honey depends on the quality of nectar and pollen. In addition to small amounts of copper, iodine and zinc, honey also contains some natural hormones. Honey in medicine - Honey is known for its antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. - Honey is several times faster healing. He heals burns, ulcers, wounds and cuts, and is also used as an antiseptic. - Honey improves performance sports, helped by the contained increase performance (ergogenic components.) - Honey improves the quality of the blood, as monitors the amount of free radicals. - Honey can be an excellent substitute for sugar for diabetics 2 degrees and people with high blood cholesterol. - Honey relieves nasal congestion and improves digestion, reduces cough and helps in the treatment of conjunctivitis. Honey - an excellent sedative, which should be taken with hot milk. - Honey reduces inflammation of the tissues and helps keep calcium in the body. - Honey - effective treatment of anemia.- Consumption of honey boosts the immune system. Honey has unique antioxidant properties. Doctors say, to use honey instead of sugar, a man much longer able to maintain youth and health of the entire body. The scientists were able to prove their beliefs with the experiment on the old rats. They put honey on rodent diet. Some time later, the animals improved response and stress, vital signs returned to normal. Amazing antioxidant properties of honey resist aging and wear and tear of the body, strengthen the immune system and return the youth.
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