Honey - Cooking For Your Health

Honey - Cooking For Your Health

Honey - Cooking For Your Health

Choosing honey instead of refined sugar is an excellent idea and should be sticky.

By Fiona Breslin

Honey - Cooking For Your Health
Honey - Cooking For Your Health

As evidenced by its presence in products as diverse as pastry, soaps and lotions, something in honey just says soft < / i> and silky . In the kitchen, it is commonly used to spread on toast or an alternative to sugar when cooking, baking and sweetening coffee or tea. It is perfect for sore throat in a boiling cup of tea with lemon or on a gray winter day during treatment. Honey comes in a variety of colors and tastes, from robust to sweet, depending on the flowers from which the bees that produced it took the nectar.

The American Institute for Cancer Research

em> (AICR) reports that honey provides trace amounts of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Studies also suggest that honey contains natural phytochemicals that can increase antioxidant activity in the blood.

In natural medicine, honey has been considered to have anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti- inflammatory, as well as anti-allergenic effects due to the fact that local honey contains pollen from local plants. While these considerations have not been proven, there is no discussion as to what honey's sweetness is unparalleled.

Ann's Advice

Related news