Read the label to see the ingredients.
Check that the famous "high fructose syrup" or commercial glucose does not appear in the list of ingredients.
Does honey solidify?If you buy a jar of honey that has already crystallized, it is pure honey.
When you buy a bottle of liquid honey, you can wait a few days to see if it solidifies or you can put it in the fridge
to speed up the process. If the honey never crystallizes, there is a high probability that it is adulterated honey.
Natural honey is one of the purest, most natural foods with the greatest amount of health benefits.
Pure bee honey reduces metabolic stress. Emotional, psychological or physiological stress is translated in the body as metabolic stress.
It occurs when the brain thinks it is in danger of running out of fuel: when exercising or during a night's sleep, for example.
Keep in mind when buying honey:
The package should have the word honey or bee honey written on it. There are products that mix honey with corn syrup or high fructose corn syrup to make it yield more. This is a honey-based food that is allowed, can be consumed, but is not pure honey.
Benefits of honey
Honey is a good ally for certain stages of life, and of the day. "It benefits athletes, growing children, older adults, people with forced labour or who have an extra intellectual load, as it provides an additional dose of energy that is quickly and easily consumed.
It is excellent as a mask because it promotes the regeneration of the dermis. You can also use it to soften rough areas of the body such as elbows, knees and feet (to do this, combine a spoonful of honey and a spoonful of olive oil and let the mixture act for at least 20 minutes on the skin).
This delicious nectar has antioxidant properties thanks to its high content of glucose oxidase and phenolic acids. Because honey is antiseptic and a good healer, honey is an excellent aid for treating small wounds and burns. In this case, it should be applied directly to the affected area.
Honey also helps to improve the intestinal transit and, therefore, to alleviate problems of constipation. In addition, it is useful against reflux.