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List of Honey Health Benefits

List of Honey Health Benefits

List of Honey Health Benefits

Honey has been around for a long time. Its uses are vast and widely regarded. This article provides a list of honey health benefits, plus a whole lot more.

Health Benefits:

Prevents Cancer. The flavonoids in honey are said to reduce the risk of certain cancers.

Treat Ulcers. Some scientists say honey can be used to treat ulcers and other gastrointestinal issues.

Prevent Heart Disease. Based on the same flavonoids that prevent cancer, honey and its flavonoids can reduce the risk of heart disease.

Maintaining glycogen levels. Many athletes eat honey to improve their athletics. Honey is good at managing glycogen levels and also helps to shorten recovery time, especially compared to other approaches.

Cough and throat problems. If you have an irritated cough or throat honey can help. According to some studies, it helps just as much as common cold syrup.

Treating burns and wounds. Honey can be used as an external application for burns and (surface) wounds. It probably does the job because of its anti-bacterial properties as well as the drying properties from its sugar content.

These are just a few of the benefits of honey. If this all isn’t enough to convince you of honey’s health benefits, it’s also an anti-bacterial! So, if you’re convinced it’s time to start reaping the benefits of honey you should also think about protecting the bees that are so kind to share. Read on for more tips and trivia.

Benefits of Honey

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