Honey Health Benefits.
Prof. Hayk S. Arakelyan. Full Professor in Medicine,
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Ph.D , Grand Ph.D .
Senior Expert of Interactive Clinical Pharmacology , Drug Safety,
Treatment Tactics, General Medicine and Clinical Research.
“Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food.”
Since ancient times, honey has been used as both a food and a medicine.
Honey is a sweet, viscous food substance made by bees and some related
insects. It's very high in beneficial plant compounds and offers several health
Health Benefits of Honey.
1. High-Quality Honey Is Rich in Antioxidants.
High-quality honey contains many important antioxidants. These include
organic acids and phenolic compounds like flavonoids.
2. Can Help Lower Blood Pressure.
Blood pressure is an important risk factor for heart disease, and honey may
help lower it.This is because it contains antioxidant compounds that
have been linked to lower blood pressure. Eating honey may lead to
modest reductions in blood pressure, an important risk factor for heart
3. Honey Also Helps Improve Cholesterol and can Lower Triglycerides.
Honey have a positive effect on cholesterol levels. It leads to modest
reductions in total and “bad” LDL cholesterol while raising “good”
HDL cholesterol. Elevated triglycerides are a risk factor for heart disease
and type 2 diabetes. Several studies show that honey can lower
triglyceride levels, especially when used as a sugar substitute.
4.The Antioxidants in Honey Are Linked to Other Beneficial Effects on
Honey is a rich source of phenols and other antioxidant compounds.
Many of these have been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease.
5. Honey Promotes Burn and Wound Healing.
Topical honey treatment has been used to heal wounds and burns since ancient
Egypt and is still common today.
6. Honey Can Help Suppress Coughs .
Coughing is a common problem for children with upper respiratory
infections. These infections can affect sleep and quality of life for both
children and parents.
Components of honey under preliminary research for their antibacterial
properties include methylglyoxal, hydrogen peroxide, and royalisin (also
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