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     Advantages of Eating Honey

Honey, one of the natural syrups, contains glucose, fructose, vitamins, and minerals. It offers a large number of benefits. Honey was considered good for health in ancient times, and the story continues till today even after scientific intervention—researchers also accepted its value and they endorsed its use in various ways. There is no doubt that eating honey is beneficial, but sometimes it can also be good if used as conditioner or moisturizer. Following are few of the advantages of eating honey:

Increases Antioxidant Level
Eating honey leads to increase in the antioxidant levels, which are helpful in protecting cell damages caused by free radicals. The ability of the honey to increase the antioxidant level can be determined by the color itself—darker the honey, higher will be the antioxidant levels.

 
 

Healing Powers

Honey has strong healing powers. For example, it can heal wounds and is also helpful in case of stomach aches and dehydration. Honey can also be used to cure ulcers—stomach ulcers, in particular. Honey can also cure certain allergies! Yes, it is true that honey can help a person suffering from allergy. The honey from the local area of the sufferer, in particular, can give best results. Above all, it does not contain any chemicals or harmful ingredients which are present in other medicines, and therefore, is free from side-effects.

Provides several vitamins and minerals
Honey contains many vitamins such as B1, B2, C, B6, B5, and B3 along with several minerals including calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate, potassium, sodium chlorine, and sulfur. It also contains copper, iodine, zinc, and several kinds of hormones. All these are required by human body in some quantity.

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