Honey is used as a type of natural sweetener. It has been consumed by humans for over 8,000 years! China produces about 1/3 of the world’s honey.
Nutrition Benefits of Honey
The sugar in honey is primary a combination of fructose and glucose. It is used by most people as a natural sweetener. Many people also use honey for purposes such as cough medicine, treating wounds to fight infection, energy, and reduction of allergy symptoms. The reduction of allergy systems is more from introducing small amounts of pollen into your system to allow you to build up your immunity against it.
You may have heard of people taking bee pollen as a supplement. Bee pollen is considered by many to be a superfood.
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This information is not meant to replace your doctor, but to work in tandem with your doctor’s advice. This website makes it easy for you and your doctor to select the best foods and the best smoothie recipes that you should be eating.
My Nutrition Advisor does not diagnose, cure, or treat disease.
How Our Scoring System Works
For each health goal, we assigned a score to each recipe and each ingredient. This helps you better understand the correlation that medical research is suggesting between foods and benefits to various health goals. Our scoring system is based on REAL RESEARCH published on pubmed.gov. This is a website that curates over 25 million different biomedical journals.
What we consider when creating your scores:
- 1Type of Study (human, animal, lab, or academic review)
- 2Amount of Research
- 3What the Research Says
- 4How much of the ingredient we use (for the recipes)