5 Outstanding Health Benefits of Honey

11 February 2019 21:46 WIB

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Honey is often perceived as a natural medicine as it contains antioxidants, anti-inflammatory capacities, and anti-diabetes known to reduce blood glucose levels.

The following are 5 health benefits of consuming raw honey before bedtime:

Sparks your "sleep hormone"

Honey is said to contain tryptophan, which is known as a hormone that helps you relax by telling your body that it is time to sleep. 

ReadReduce Back Pain with Garlic 

Preserves your liver

Your liver needs fuel overnight, which makes honey perfect for the role. Honey sparks a mild elevation of glucose, which is necessary for your brain and liver function.

Helps reduce weight

Consuming honey prior to sleep can help your body burn more fat through the night since raw honey contains only 64 calories per serving and give you a sensation of a "full tummy" at night.

Reduces the risk of diabetes

Taking a teaspoon of raw honey every night will help you reduce your blood glucose levels for a short time. This can also reduce your chances of developing diabetes. 

Read4 Best Times to Drink Green Tea 

Enhances your immune system

Raw honey contains plenty of antioxidants known to fight free radicals within the human body, which will help prevent heart diseases and boost the immune system. It is also rich in polyphenols—an antioxidant that helps prevent heart diseases and cancer. 

BISNIS.COM



Symptoms of Overthinking and How You Can Overcome It

14 jam lalu

Symptoms of Overthinking and How You Can Overcome It

People who like to think excessively or the act of overthinking often hinder themselves from solving problems. Here's the symptoms and solutions.


Indonesia Switches Priority from COVID-19 Handling to Health Service Improvement

3 hari lalu

Indonesia Switches Priority from COVID-19 Handling to Health Service Improvement

Indonesian Health Minister states that the government's priority in the health sector has been shifted from COVID-19 handling to health services.


Indonesian Govt Pushes Domestic Health System Toward Prevention, Screening: Health Minister

8 hari lalu

Indonesian Govt Pushes Domestic Health System Toward Prevention, Screening: Health Minister

Indonesian government currently pushes the domestic health system toward disease prevention and screening rather than medication, says Health Minister


The Benefits of Walking for Health

10 hari lalu

The Benefits of Walking for Health

Even though it looks easy and trivial, walking provides health benefits for the body.


Health Minister: No New Cases of Acute Kidney Injury in 2 Weeks

17 hari lalu

Health Minister: No New Cases of Acute Kidney Injury in 2 Weeks

Health Minister Budi Gunadi said that ceasing the sales of several medicinal syrup brands had succeeded in curbing cases of acute kidney injury.


Selfitis Behavior; Classification and Causes of the Addiction of Taking Selfie

23 hari lalu

Selfitis Behavior; Classification and Causes of the Addiction of Taking Selfie

Nowadays, the behavior of taking selfies has become commonplace. It is called 'selfitis' when the activity becomes an addiction.


Asian Nations Still Hedging in Global Health Diplomacy Race

24 hari lalu

Asian Nations Still Hedging in Global Health Diplomacy Race

Although health diplomacy is instrumental in gaining influence and traction, its international rivalry is not necessarily healthy.


Professor Says Cancer Cases on the Rise; Mostly Related to Cigarette

26 hari lalu

Professor Says Cancer Cases on the Rise; Mostly Related to Cigarette

Cases of cancer in the country are seeing an unfortunate rise, which is mostly attributed to nicotine, and cigarette consumption.


Child Acute Kidney Injury Cases Dropping, Says Health Ministry

31 hari lalu

Child Acute Kidney Injury Cases Dropping, Says Health Ministry

Indonesian health authorities have recorded a drop in child acute kidney injury cases early into November.


Healthcare Workers 'Stressed, Frustrated' as Child Acute Kidney Injury Emerged

33 hari lalu

Healthcare Workers 'Stressed, Frustrated' as Child Acute Kidney Injury Emerged

IDAI Chairperson says the spike in acute kidney injury cases has frustrated and bewildered pediatricians at the time the cause was still uncertain.