Bees make more than honey. They also make gunk called propolis. And this “bee glue” is a powerful health balm with anti-cancer properties.
Sugar and artificial sweeteners are so accessible, affordable and socially sanctioned, that few consider their habitual consumption to be a problem on the scale of say, addiction to cocaine. But if recent research is correct, their addictive potential could be even worse.
Bees don't need us like we need them. If they disappear, our entire modern agricultural system would cease to produce the food we need to survive. But beyond their role in pollination and producing honey, they produce other remarkable gifts as well...
One of modern medicine's most celebrated 'miracle drugs' are steroids, but a double-blind, randomized clinical trial found that honey plus coffee outperformed prednisolone in treating symptoms of post-infectious, persistent cough.
A newly published study is destined to reignite the decades old controversy about aspartame's safety, or lack thereof. Aspartame converts to formaldehyde and formic acid, which are highly toxic to the body, but the nervous system in particular.
We can now add yet another benefit of raw honey: The presence of a particular probiotic bacteria that bees harvest from the flower along with the nectar. Turns out this probiotic also boosts immunity
Some of the most powerful medicines on the planet are masquerading around as foods and spices. While they do not lend themselves to being patented, nor will multi-billion dollar human clinical trials ever be funded to prove them efficacious, they have been used since time immemorial to both nourish our bodies, and to prevent and treat disease.
Honey has been touted as antibacterial and so has ginger. New research now shows that when you combine them they may outperform pharaceutical antibiotics.
Here are four specific things that you can start addressing today to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.
Breast cancer treatment can have devastating effects on quality of life. Honey (and bee pollen) have recently been found to improve symptoms in women on hormone suppressive drugs.
If it Isn't in Your Cup, it Should Be
Honey is appreciated the world over as one of Nature's most delicious foods, but did you know it may have potent anti-flu activity as well?
Increasingly, it is hard to find honey being used in foods or as a sweetener. Instead, sugar and corn-derived high fructose corn syrup has displaced it. But honey is vastly different than sugar.
You may think that staying slim and eating healthfully means NO sweets, but guess what? There are natural and delicious sweeteners that won’t wreck your diet, and are even GOOD for you!
A groundbreaking new study reveals that non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) drive obesity- and diabetes-related changes in both mice and humans.
Did you know that there are billions of years of biological information encoded within your cells, and that depending on what you do or do not eat, the information incarnates or remains latent?
H. pylori infection may be treated effectively with two ancient food-based remedies, new research suggests.
A review on the synthetic sweetener sucralose (marketed as Splenda), published in the journal Toxicology and Environmental Health, overturns widely held misconceptions about the purported safety of this ubiquitous artificial sweetener.
Honey, unlike almost everything else we consume in our diet, was intended solely to be a form of nourishment -- albeit, for the bees. Only milk, to my knowledge, shares this singular biological imperative. But honey is far more than a source of sweetness and quick energy within the human diet
Research suggests that maple syrup, despite being a concentrated source of "sugar," possesses significant anti-cancer properties
Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their anti-microbial and health boosting benefits. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our immune health. Here are 36 natural substances which have been studied to support our body's immune system to heal itself!
Amazingly, something as simple as crude honey has been found to alleviate an embarrassing scalp condition that most body care products and drugs can't even make a dent in.
1 in 5 suffer from this condition, but there are simple, natural, and highly effective remedies you should know about...
Could the long sought-after cure for type 1 diabetes be as close as your kitchen cupboard? An accumulating body of scientific research appears to point in exactly that direction