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Are organic maple syrup & honey fattening? Or are they healthy b/c they are natural sugars?

Are organic maple syrup & honey fattening? Or are they healthy b/c they are natural sugars?

Excess is stored: Hi. Excess sugar is stored, either as a sugar polymer (glycogen) in liver and muscle, or converted to fat (triglyceride) and stored. So excess sugar (and ALL sugar is natural) can be "fattening". Sugar is an excellent energy source, and in limited consumption, is OK. Good luck! ...Read more

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My son has a painful cough, head, body hurts. He's 5 1/2. I gave him Zarbees honey cough syrup last night, seemed to get worse. What else can I do?

My son has a painful cough, head, body hurts. He's 5 1/2. I gave him Zarbees honey cough syrup last night, seemed to get worse. What else can I do?

Cough/cold: Please treat pain symptoms with something like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to help him feel better. I like your choice for cough med — sometimes though, nothing works for coughs, They need to cough to clear increased mucous. Humidity will often help if irritation in airways, so take him in shower and spend 15-30 minutes in the steam. Push a lot of fluids. If short of breath or high fever, to see doctor. ...Read more

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Honey nor cough syrup working for 5 yr old, what to do?

Honey nor cough syrup working for 5 yr old, what to do?

Multiple causes: If your child has had a cough for 3 weeks or more, a visit to your doctor is indicated. Some causes may be related to prolonged infections of the lung, ears, sinuses, reflux/aspiration/, TB, asthma, in this age group. Postnasal drip/nasal congestion can be relieved with saline rinses for children.
PRMG Pediatrics fax 858 259 9689 for?s /review of records ...Read more

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Manuka honey benefits?

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Manuka honey benefits?

Manuka honey: Contains Hydrogen Peroxide which has Antibacterial action. It also contains Methylglyoxal which serves same purpose. ...Read more

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Is honey good for you?

Is honey good for you?

Qualified yes: Honey is good for you in moderation — if you aren't diabetic or pathologically overweight. ...Read more

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How healthy is raw honey?

How healthy is raw honey?

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. ...Read more

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Does honey help cuts heal?

No but may keep clea: Honey does not increase wound healing speed, but it does keep bacteria from growing in the wound and may decrease the likelihood of infection. ...Read more

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Why is honey good for you?

Why is honey good for you?

Mildly antibacterial: And easily digested. OTOH, it IS sugar, which is categorically bad for you. And it can harbor certain spores so not always good. ...Read more

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How come honey stop you coughing?

It does so by: Honey will soothe the irritation of the upper airway which can help decrease coughing triggers. Do not give honey to anyone less than 1 year of age. ...Read more

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What are benefits of manuka honey?

What are benefits of manuka honey?

Wound salve: M?nuka honey is a monofloral honey produced in new zealand and australia from the nectar of the m?nuka tree. It is very thick. Many believe that it has antibacterial and anti-infective properties and makes a good wound salve although not for the most serious or chronic wounds. Wild honey has been used on scrapes and cuts for thousands of years. Pasteurized honey doesn't work, only raw, wild honey. ...Read more

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Does honey help with allergic coughs?

Does honey help with allergic coughs?

It might!: it helps IRRITATIVE coughs and one "irritation" can be POLLEN!

Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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Benefit of honey mixed with Aleo vera?

Benefit of honey mixed with Aleo vera?

Explanation : Both remedies are very good for " cold". You can take them separate or mix. ...Read more

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Have you had a bad experience using honey?

No: In fact honey can be very helpful in. Many conditions, have u had a bad experience? ...Read more

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At what age can I give my child real honey?

At what age can I give my child real honey?

After 3: It is recommended that we wait until three years of age or about to offer pure honey. Honey cannot be pasturized so it rarely can have a bacterium which can cause botulism. This causes a person to lose muscle function and can cause one to stop breathing. Therefore, not until they can communicate..... About 3. ...Read more

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Child below one year we can give them honey?

Child below one year we can give them honey?

We don't in the US: I know some fare east cultures like to offer honey as a ritual celebration & wish for success. However, there are often spores(seeds) of botulism germs in the product that can grow in a babies digestive tract and cause infant botulism. This can cause paralysis of the breathing muscle & baby can die. We don't offer honey until after 1yr when it is no longer a problem. ...Read more

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How are amber honey and other honeys different?

How are amber honey and other honeys different?

It's darker: Honey differs mainly by the plants from which the bees collected the nectar. There can be differences in taste, color, and aroma. There are studies showing the differences between the use of raw honey vs pasteurized honey in wound care and nutrition. I have not found any studies making a statement about amber honey. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can honey do for the body?

Can you tell me what can honey do for the body?

Antimicrobial: Medicinal honey can serve as an antimicrobial when applied to wounds. Check out http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23782759 & http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3609166/. Of course, when consumed, it can serve as a source of energy, too. ...Read more

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Is manuka honey beneficial/helpful to the body?

Yes, many benefits: Manuka honey contains unique manuka factor, a blend of antioxidant phenols with antimicrobial and other healing properties. While more research is needed, there is evidence that it can treat infections topically and when taken internally may help ulcers, gastritis and reflux amongst other conditions. See http://www.Naturalnews. Com/035959_manuka_honey_healing_medicine. Html
for more info. ...Read more

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Could giving honey to a child reduce its coughing?

Could giving honey to a child reduce its coughing?

Perhaps...: There is limited data to suggest that honey at bedtime may help to alleviate coughing to some degree. See:
http://www.Parenting. Com/article/treating-cough-with-honey. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: manuka honey?

Here you are: From a reliable source:

http://www.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/manuka-honey-medicinal-uses.

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What brand or kind of honey can I use to treat coughing, for my child?

Honey for cough: There is no special brand or type of honey that is specifically to be used for the treatment of cough. Any reputable brand can be used for children over the age of one year. Uncooked honey is not to be given to infants < 1 year of age due to a very small risk of infant botulism noted years ago in specific batches of commercially available honey. ...Read more