I have been struggling with weight control for the better part of my adult life. I've tried all the diets and have found some to be successful and have used alternative approaches as well. When someone suggested intermittent fasting, I just laughed. I like to eat too much. Visions of wasting away crept into my head. I have always thought of fasting as not eating for days at a time. It turns out there is another way of fasting that actually might turn out to be powerfully effective.
Most people, unless they are allergic to bees or honey,
enjoy honey in their tea or substitute the sweet taste in other foods. But it is so much more than that.
Honey has been around since the ancient Egyptians, Chinese,
Greeks, and Romans, more than 8,000 years ago.
It was valued not only for the sweetness, but for its medicinal
values. It contains more than 200
compounds that are quite useful for the body.
Some of which include:
-Antibacterial and antifungal and antiviral properties- this
is perhaps one of the most fascinating features.
I have tried many diets
throughout my life, and all have ultimately failed. Since my breast cancer diagnosis, I have been
on the hunt for the best diet since this is definitely part of the equation to
health and healing. I have been
frustrated to receive little to no answers from physicians. They are uneducated about nutrition in
general, and seem to have no interest in learning about it. Unfortunately, their training is geared to
treating symptoms and in prescribing medications.
Things have changed!
For those of you who are older, you know that things “ain’t”
what they used to be. Change can be
good, but it also can have deleterious consequences.
I have been a healthcare provider for 45 years and was indoctrinated
in the ways of medical profession at that time.
Little questioning was done at the time and we just believed in what was
taught. Well, we now know that many
things were not correct. Here’s a few:
are bad for you.