Sunday, November 25, 2007

USA: 1st International Symposium on Honey and Human Health

The 1st International Symposium on Honey and Human Health features scientists, researchers and physicians from around the world presenting studies that underscore the role of honey as a functional food providing healthful benefits when consumed regularly.

Topics of scheduled presentations include:

* Immune system responses in patients given honey while undergoing chemotherapy
* Honey’s effectiveness in promoting restorative sleep
* Honey’s role in reducing insulin resistance, obesity and diabetes
* Honey’s effect on blood sugar and glycohemoglobin (HA1C) levels in type II diabetes
* Honey and its effect on cognitive performance and memory

Featured speakers include Dr. David Baer of the USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center in Maryland. The symposium was initiated by the non-profit Committee for the Promotion of Honey and Health, Inc.

When: January 8, 2008, 8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Doubletree Hotel, Sacramento, California

Contact: Ron Fessenden, 713-436-7802,

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