Honey is thick, sweet liquid made by honeybees. It is low in vitamins and minerals but may be high in some plant compounds.
It contains a number of antioxidants, including phenolic compounds like flavonoids.
Some studies show that honey improves heart disease risk factors in people with diabetes. However, it also raises blood sugar levels. So it cannot be considered healthy for people with diabetes.
Eating honey may lead to modest reductions in blood pressure, an important risk factor for heart disease.
A positive effect on cholesterol levels. It leads to modest reductions in total and “bad” LDL cholesterol while raising “good” HDL cholesterol.
The antioxidants in it have been linked to beneficial effects on heart health, including increased blood flow to your heart and a reduced risk of blood clot formation.
When applied to the skin, honey can be part of an effective treatment plan for burns, wounds and many other skin conditions. It is particularly effective for diabetic foot ulcers.
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