Although honey is a healthy alternative to sugar and artificial sweeteners, honey should not be heated.

Honey has been used for centuries as a very important ingredient in human nutrition. Thanks to its minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and enzymes it has a very powerful antibacterial properties, which can even repress bacteria resistant to antibiotics, such as salmonella or E. coli. It is also a great remedy which helps in the fight against pollen allergy.


A warm honey aggravates existing respiratory problems, causes mucus production in the body, stuffy nose, skin problems (including acne), blood sugar imbalance, obesity and many more.

Instead of honey, it would be best to use stevia or maple syrup, since it endures great heath and retains many useful minerals. It’s possible to replace it with mashed ripe bananas that are definitely a healthier option than sugar. If you make a banana shake you won’t need any sugar – simply put ripe bananas into the blender and mix them with milk. This way you’ll get a healthy dainty that will satisfy your need for sugar even if you are on a diet.

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