Honey: Potential Benefits and Risks

There is no solid proof that honey is an effective natural remedy—and it is not free of health risks.

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Humans have been using honey as a sweetener for over 5,000 years. Throughout history, many cultures have also used it as a natural remedy—to treat wounds, ease coughs, and more. While there are many studies looking into a variety of medicinal uses for honey, few offer any sign of efficacy in humans, and honey is […]
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