Category Archives: Honey

Tualang Honey as an Anxiety Treatment

Tualang honey is a pure honey from Malaysia. The honey is made from a wide range of plants by Asian rock bees (Apis dorsata). In the process of creating their honey, the bees build a large honeycomb on branches of … Continue reading

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Honey: Mood Elevating Sweetness?

In nutrition, sugars are simple carbohydrate molecules including glucose, fructose and sucrose. Sucrose is chemically fructose and glucose bound together. High fructose corn syrup is a synthetic sugar consisting of molecules of glucose and fructose in free solution. Evidence suggests … Continue reading

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Honey

Phytochemistry: The exact phytochemical composition of honey varies depending on the flower that the bees have been visiting. Honey is a source of a number of sugars including glucose, fructose, and smaller amounts of sucrose. A number of trisaccharides such … Continue reading

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Honey, Sugar or High Fructose Corn Syrup?

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First Steps to Better Nutrition

The differences between a typical Western diet and a high quality diet is vast. The typical Western diet is characterized by high levels of refined and processed foods, is absent of meaningful levels of vitamins, minerals and fibre, and is … Continue reading

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Honey Versus Sugar

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Why Is Honey Superior to Sugar?

Sugar is increasingly being seen as a cause of Western lifestyle diseases, particularly obesity. As obesity develops the risk of other lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer also increase. Refined crystalline sugar, also called sucrose … Continue reading

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A Word On Honey

Honey is a food products produced by bees. It is one of the few sources of concentrated sugars found in the natural word. It is particularly interesting because it contains high amounts of fructose but is absent of fibre. The … Continue reading

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Effective Ways To Prevent Colds

Cold season is upon us and many people are becoming infected with the common cold and other upper respiratory tract infections. Some believe that catching a cold is inevitable and down to bad luck of being around infected individuals. This … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Honey

Honey is a carbohydrate food that contains mainly glucose and fructose at around 80g per 100g. The ratios of glucose and fructose can vary based on the botanical origins of the honey, and as a result the glycaemic index can … Continue reading

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