Did you know that nuts and honey are very powerful homemade remedy for high blood pressure and many other conditions and diseases? This precious mixture may, in some cases, replace your regular medications. Let us examine many health benefits of these foods.
Honey and Nuts: health benefits of this mix
What makes this special combination is that it contains large amounts of essential vitamins, but also minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and lipids.
Walnuts: contain good fatty acids needed for heart health
Walnut is a food that has a good energy profile. More than half of its caloric values are composed of lipids; essential fatty acids (omega-3) that help prevent cardiovascular diseases. Nuts are also a good source of protein. They are rich in vitamins B and E, as well as essential minerals and trace elements such as potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and iron. It also contain useful amounts of fiber and phytosterols, whose effectiveness in reducing bad cholesterol (LDL) has been proven by numerous scientific studies. Therefore, eating nuts prevents cardiovascular disease, hypertension, etc.
Honey: invaluable health benefits
Honey is known for its many health benefits due to its concentration of antioxidants that help with many diseases (even cancer). Furthermore, honey strengthens the immune system, promotes growth, strengthens the skeleton and is a component of many healthy recipes prepared to fight fatigue, fungal infection, ulcer, prostate, blood pressure, anti-aging, etc.
Here’s why you should add honey nuts mixture to your diet routine:
- Fights hypertension and lowers blood pressure
If you have hypertension, you can deal with it by consumption of this remedy. Just eat some crushed nuts mixed with a little honey every day for a minimum month and a half to see an improvement.
- Improves CBC (Complete Blood Count)
The blood count is probably the most common examination when you make a full blood test to determine the possible health disorders such as anemia. Regular consumption of nuts and honey would be very beneficial for people suffering from iron deficiency. This recipe will improve the quality of the blood.
How to prepare this honey nuts remedy?
To prepare this homemade anti-anemia remedy, mix 500 grams of honey with 500 grams of freshly ground walnuts. Then add the juice of one lemon. Mix well. Store in a glass jar and take 1 tablespoon three times a day, before each meal.
- Treats headaches
Instead of taking painkillers, mix equal quantities of honey and ground nuts and consume 1-2 tablespoons of this mixture every day, to prevent or treat headaches.
- Promotes good sleep (for those who suffer insomnia)
Honey has many medicinal properties making this food a valuable ally in cases of insomnia. In fact, honey is a sedative that promotes sleep. Mix a few crushed nuts with a little honey before going to bed and you will fall asleep very fast. You can also put a little honey in the tea that you usually drink.
- Treats ulcers
Boil 20 grams of ground nuts in a little water (one and a half glass). Stir while cooking, until you get a homogeneous liquid resembling to milk. Then add 2-3 tablespoons honey to this mixture. To treat your ulcer, take 2 to 3 tablespoons of this mixture half an hour before each meal, three times a day.