A 37-year-old male asked:
is it good to mixed honey with bear brand milk? thank you
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Why ? : Honey is a good natural food when used in moderation. Why you would add it to milk is not clear. Please start over and explain why you are considering doing this. I don't consider it proper to do so for kids, since the extra calories & sweetness will just program a kids brain to crave sweats. Over a lifetime that can cause true health issues.
86 viewsAnswered Apr 05, 2020
A 41-year-old member asked:
Does honey help cuts heal?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Wound care 35 years experience
Honey Wounds: Honey products have been used for centuries. There are several medicinal honey products on the market today. Using store bought honey is frowned upon by the medical profession due to the variability of the products available to the consumer and sterility issues. The medicinal products work as well in many cases as the myriad of other products on the market but have no specific benefit.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Can three year olds drink honey water?
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Food safety: The american academy of pediatrics advises that honey should not be added to food, water, or formula that is fed to infants younger than 1 year age because of risk of botulism toxin – a spore that can cause types of paralysis. Older children and adults have acids in their intestines that can neutralize the toxin, so the risk is not as great for children over 1.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
How effective is honey as a wound dressing compared to conventional dressings?
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Honey: Honey would not be a very ideal wound dressing since it carries a very small risk of containing botulism spores.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What natural options help with insomnia--warm milk and honey?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Not sure: I am not sure if warm milk and honey can help you sleep better, important thing to find out why you have trouble sleeping, then fix that problem.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 41-year-old member asked:
How healthy is raw honey?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Generally safe: Raw honey takes advantage of the fact that honey is naturally antibacterial. Most honey degrades by crystallization rather than decompostion or mold formation. Raw honey is a source of carbohydrate calories so it is equivalent in many ways to sugar although natural food afficionados prefer it as a sweetener rather than processed sugar.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 5, 2020
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