Honey is not just a great taste; it is a great source of carbohydrates, which provide our bodies with energy and strength. It is known for its effectiveness in reducing muscle fatigue of athletes and boosting endurance and performance.
Before you go for a workout, try taking a spoon of honey for more vigor in your exercise. Also, if you feel lethargic in the morning, try honey instead of reaching out for a carbonated energy drink; replace the sugar in your tea with it or spread it on a hot toast.
The best way to prepare your kids for the physical strain of a school day is through a honey drink and some sandwiches with honey, and for optimal sleep, give your kid a spoonful of honey before bed on a regular basis.
The most impressive among the many health benefits of honey, which are too numerous to mention all, is that honey can be considered a strong immune system booster. To stay healthy, start every new day before breakfast with a mix of spoonful of honey and lemon juice of a half lemon into a glass of warm water.
Several studies now point to the potential role of honey in preventing and fighting cancer due to its anti- tumor properties. Furthermore, honey is useful in treating sore throats; it does not only soothe throats, but it also kills certain bacteria causing the infection thanks to its anti- microbial properties.
To soothe the inflammation, take a tablespoon of honey or gargle with a mixture of four tablespoons of lemon juice, two tablespoons of honey and a pinch of salt. It is also recommended for a sore throat or a cough to take warm water mixed with Manuka honey, which is known for its healing antibacterial properties.