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Kamis, 17 Februari 2011

Honey Benefits For Health

Honey is food that contains carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, dextrin, plant pigments and aromatic components. Indeed the results of research nutritionists and food, honey contains the highest carbohydrate than milk, eggs, meat, cheese and butter. Every 100 grams of pure honey is worth 294 calories or 1000 grams of pure honey is equivalent to 5.675 liters of milk or 50 chicken eggs or 1680 grams of meat. From the results of a recent study found honey contains a substance or compound which is very complex which reached 181 species.

Savor the honey has been known since the Ancient Egypt beyond where Queen Cleopatra has used honey to treat health and beauty. In addition, honey is also used for embalming ingredient that works to help preserve the mummy from kings of Ancient Egypt. In Japan, honey also has become a tradition where every night before bed they wake up honey for the body to be more fresh and healthy.

One of the unique honey known to man is where the honey contains antibiotic substances. It was based on research results from the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Waikato, New Zealand, Peter C Molan (1992). He said that the honey proven to contain an antibiotic substance active against the attack of pathogenic germs that may cause various diseases. In addition, researchers Kamaruddin (1997) from the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya in Malaysia, said that the honey contained in anti-microbial substances, which can inhibit the disease.

Some infectious diseases can be prevented and cured with honey drink on a regular basis such as: upper respiratory infections (ARI), fever, cough, gastrointestinal infections, peptic ulcer disease wounds and skin diseases.
In addition there is a wrong or mistaken thinking about the quality of honey. There is who think that honey is good is that caused the eruption when the lid is opened or are not in surrounded by ants. Indeed, honey has been damaged fermented by enzymes and leads to the occurrence of gas and alcohol which is why the ants would not go near.