Eating unpasteurized honey (raw)
Sweet foods tell your body that it’s found easy-to-process energy.
Unfortunately, most people go for processed sugars in foods and in snacks
which may satisfy your sweet tooth but which are devoid of nutrition like
vitamins, minerals, and important enzymes.
A candy bar tastes great but its
processed sugar and fats are “empty calories” filling your stomach with
non-nutritious and even toxic substances. In developed countries, a common problem
is, believe it or not, malnutrition, even in overweight people.
But you can’t help wanting sweets. If you eliminate them, you’ll just crave them
more and that will lead to binging. Instead, replace them with natural
sweeteners like honey and sugar beets.
Raw honey is actually the concentrated nectar of flowers; bees collect it and
then evaporate the water in it by fanning it with their wings. It also has
amylase, an enzyme concentrated in flower pollen which helps predigest starchy
foods like breads. In fact, if you spread unpasteurized honey on bread and let
it sit, you’ll notice the texture of your bread changes dramatically – and in a
tasty way. You’ll probably have to go to a health food store for it because in America almost all honey is pasteurized, which breaks down the
You can substitute honey for sugar in desserts, coffees and teas, and many other
items you normally sweeten with sugar. You can also get honey in wax tubes for a
quick sweet treat.