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What are the merits of pure honey?

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Asked by samson aseervatham, 15 Sep '12 08:30 pm
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The benefits of honey go beyond its great taste. A great natural source of carbohydrates which provide strength and energy to our bodies, honey is known for its effectiveness in instantly boosting the performance, endurance and reduce muscle fatigue of athletes. Its natural sugars play an important role in preventing fatigue during exercise. The glucose in honey is absorbed by the body quickly and gives an immediate energy boost, while the fructose is absorbed more slowly providing sustained energy. It is known that honey has also been found to keep levels of blood sugar fairly constant compared to other types of sugar.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 15 Sep '12 08:59 pm

 
  
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Consuming raw honey by itself or with other foods or drinks can help the body in many ways. First of all, it is a perfect source of natural energy. If you\'re feeling a bit worn out after a long day or a difficult workout, mix some honey (about a teaspoon or two) into some water, and drink it. Or spread it on some bread or a cracker and eat it that way.
When taken in moderation, honey can also help your body to digest other food that you consume. It does this by assisting the body in producing good bacteria in the stomach, which in turn improves digestion. So if you are suffering from digestion-related problems, consider introducing honey into your diet (but of course, seek professional health advice before taking any food to cure a health problem).
If you\'re trying to loose weight, honey can help. It provides the body with a natural source of energy that it knows how to use. So instead of using white, processed sugar or artificial sugar substitutes, consider using honey in your ...more
Answered by jakir hussain, 15 Sep '12 09:11 pm

 
  
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It gives you instant energy and if taken with lemon regularly keeps you fit and fine...!
Answered by Dil Se, 18 Sep '12 03:12 pm

 
  
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HONEY, a most assimilable carbohydrate compound, is a singularly acceptable, practical and most effective aliment to generate heat, create and replace energy, and furthermore, to form certain tissues. Honey, besides, supplies the organism with substances for the formation of enzymes and other biological ferments to promote oxidation. It has distinct germicidal properties and in this respect greatly differs from milk which is an exceptionally good breeding-ground for bacteria. Honey is a most valuable food, which today is not sufficiently appreciated. Its frequent if not daily use is vitally important.

The universal and natural craving for sweets of some kind proves best that there is a true need for them in the human system. Children, who expend lots of energy, have a real \"passion\" for sweets. This is really instinct. Proteins will replace and build tissues but it is the function and assignment of carbohydrates to create and replace heat and energy, and to provide w ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 17 Sep '12 05:49 pm

 
  
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Older is more effective and it s not easily spils
Answered by Manju Sikri, 16 Sep '12 07:55 am

 
  
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Its a great natural moistureriser.......:-)
Answered by Bhuvana, 15 Sep '12 09:30 pm

 
  
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For longevity it is very good
Answered by babu rao, 15 Sep '12 08:34 pm

 
  
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Approximately one half of the human diet is derived directly or indirectly from crops pollinated by bees. Today honeybees are an essential part of a healthy agriculture economy. If you have allergies, honey can be beneficial. If you eat honey that is local to your area, it may prevent your seasonal allergies. Bees use the pollen from local plants and eventually it ends up in your honey.

Honey may also be good for your skin. It has the ability to attract water. You can use honey instead of alpha hydroxy masks because of its high content of the acid. It is also safe for sensitive skin.

You can also use it as a moisturizing mask for your skin as well as your hair. To use it as a conditioner, mix the honey with olive oil. Be sure to wash your hair thoroughly before you go outside.

If you have a sore throat, take some honey.Due to its natural anti-inflammatory effect, it will help to heal the wounds more quickly.It also has different phytochemicals--chemicals found in plants and di ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 15 Sep '12 08:34 pm

 
  
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