Since ancient times, honey is considered to be nutritious, useful and tasty product. Due to the fact that the bees during the honey production of nectar from flowering trees and plants add to it a special substance – inhibin, honey is absolutely sterile
Calories in honey
|Calories in Honey||309 kcal||0,8 g||0,0 g||81,5 g|
|May Honey||304 kcal||0,3 g||0,0 g||82,4 g|
|linden honey||323 kcal||0,6 g||0,0 g||79,7 g|
|Rape honey||309 kcal||0,8 g||0,0 g||81,5 g|
|Acacia honey||335 kcal||0,8 g||0,0 g||71,0 g|
|Buckwheat honey||301 kcal||0,5 g||0,0 g||76,8 g|
|Diaghilev honey||328 kcal||0,2 g||0,0 g||82,0 g|
|honeydew honey||328 kcal||0,8 g||0,0 g||80,3 g|
|pancakes with honey||350 kcal||7,2 g||13,5 g||50,4 g|
The honey contains many useful components, such as carotene, protein, vitamins C, PP, group B, essential oils, enzymes, sugars, organic acids, nitrogenous compounds – all are more than 300 different substances. At the same time no less than 33 beneficial trace elements present in the elite varieties of honey.
In the honey contains sugars: glucose (about 35 percent) and fructose (about 40 percent). When elevated levels of glucose the honey crystallizes faster, while increasing the content of fructose – is more sweet. Depending on the grade of maturity, and the honey it contains from 15 to 22 percent water.
The taste quality of honey depends on the content in it of certain organic acids: citric, malic, lactic, and others. In the honey contains about twenty amino acids and enzymes, of which the most common – is invertase, lipase and diastase
The healing properties of honey
Honey normalizes the activity of the stomach and intestine, is useful in dysbiosis, increases appetite, prevents sclerosis and normalizes sleep. It also has antibacterial and analgesic properties, accelerates healing of tissues, boosts immunity and has a tonic effect.
Honey can be used topically for rapid regeneration of tissues, disinfecting and removing the inflammatory processes. It was even used in the treatment of cataract eye to enhance blood circulation.
Especially useful honey for anemia, nervous system disorders, diseases of internal organs (liver, cardiovascular system, kidneys), because it is a very powerful source of energy for weak diseased organs. At the same time, to digest honey at 100 percent. Therefore, it is recommended to all people who have suffered a variety of operations, have poor health, elderly people and children.
Honey has a strong therapeutic effect of rhinitis, degeneration, cholecystitis, thrush, fatigue, hepatitis, stomatitis and pneumonia. In addition, each variety of honey in its own effect on the body. For anti-inflammatory activity is better to use acacia honey, to reduce the temperature at colds – linden, for the normalization of the kidneys and the gastrointestinal tract and at elevated hemoglobin in the blood – buckwheat. Sunflower honey is useful for improving the functioning of the thyroid gland.