Bees use floral nectar to create honey, a delicious liquid. For thousands of years, people all throughout the world have praised honey’s health advantages.
Consuming raw honey has been linked to potential relief from seasonal allergies in some studies, and honey has also been linked to faster healing of wounds.
64 calories are included in one tablespoon of honey. 17.2 grams (g) of sugar, with no fibre, fat, or protein. According to study, honey’s average pH level of 3.9 makes it somewhat acidic, which may help prevent the growth of bacteria.
Health Benefits of Honey:
• Healing wounds and burns
It has been discovered that honey is antibacterial. Honey, propolis, and royal jelly may all offer potential health advantages for microbial suppression and wound healing, according to a 2017 review.
• Preventing acid reflux
There are numerous qualities in honey that may help with acid reflux. By neutralizing stomach acid, creating a physical barrier between the stomach and the oesophagus, and coating the oesophagus with protection, it may be able to alleviate the symptoms of patients who suffer from acid reflux.
• Fighting infections
When traditional medicine fails to clear up an infection, using honey helps speed up healing. Honey has been shown to have antimicrobial properties.
• Relieving cold and cough symptoms
There is mounting evidence that a single dosage of honey may help children with cough and mucus output.
• Help helps in digestive issues
Although there is little evidence to support its effectiveness, honey is occasionally used to treat digestive problems including diarrhea. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a common cause of stomach ulcers, might be treatable with this method.
The Dietetics and Nutrition clinic at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre provides diet counseling for all types of health condition. We provide comprehensive care and diet service to both outpatients and inpatients.