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Health, Motivation — July 21, 2011 at 4:16 pm

Honey – The Nectar of Nature

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Ever since we were kinds everybody has experienced his first taste of honey. It is sweet and delicious, but most people find that hard to accept. Yes, Honey hasn’t got the sweet taste similar to chocolate, but what it does is far better than any type of sweet food. Many trainers, professional coaches and athletes will definitely connect honey to two words – Pure Energy.

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Honey is a natural food that is produced by bees; it contains unrefined sugars which the body finds it very easy to absorb. The energy source is in its carbohydrates. Nobody is forcing you to eat honey, but let’s look through some of the facts of why should you eat honey.

Some varieties of honey have friendly bacteria; as in friendly bifidobacteria and lactobacilli which are the ‘weapons’ that fight various illnesses. They make alliances with the immune system. T

Honey also contains Iron (Symbolic, isn’t it?). It is an important protein capable of producing red blood cells.

Vitamin B6 is also part of the Honey; it produces hemoglobin and cells.

We can also find Manganese in the Honey; they are great for the bone structure and building essential enzymes helps in the absorption of calcium.
The Honey contains 80% natural sugar (fructose and glucose), 18% water and 2 % minerals

Apart from Vitamin B6, honey also contains niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, some amino acids and pantothenic acid.

It is recommendable that you eat a tea spoon of honey before a workout or any type of physical activity, and of course, after you finish the physical activity. Honey will not only give you natural physical energy, but it will also regain it afterwards. If the first taste is not delicious, don’t back down because it normally is; after 2-3 tea spoons it will probably become your favorite desert.

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