Saturday, March 18, 2006

Two Studies Show Health Benefits of Dietary Honey, Propolis

Effect of Dietary Honey on Intestinal Microflora and Toxicity of Mycotoxins in Mice
BMC Complement Altern Med., 2006 Mar 14;6(1):6

BACKGROUND: Bee honey is a functional food which has a unique composition, antimicrobial properties and bifidogenic effect. In order to assess whether honey can inhibit the toxic effect of mycotoxins, the present study was undertaken…

CONCLUSIONS: Substituting sugars with honey in processed food can inhibit the harmful effect of mycotoxins, and improve the gut microflora.

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