It tastes great…but did you know how beneficial honey truly is to your health?
Oh..not to worry, we’ve got you covered.
1. It helps too prevent cancer and heart disease:
Honey contains antioxidants called flavonoids which help reduce the risks and threat of heart disease and some forms of cancer.
2. It’s anti-bacterial.
Honey comes armed with antibacterial qualities because the bees produce an enzyme that makes hydrogen peroxide. Awesome, right?
3. It reduces cough and irritation of the throat.
In a study of 110 children, a single serving of buckwheat honey was just as effective as a single dose of cough medicine when tasked with tackling nocturnal coughs. Yes…really.
Locally produced honey contains contain pollen spores picked up by the bees from local plants. Why this is important? Well, because eating this honey teaches your immune system to combat allergies over time!
As you can see, God knew what he was doing when he created this sweet treat!