Debate over Usefulness of Honey Continues
In a recent research done by a team of researchers from the University of Otago, it was revealed how essential it is to eat the right quantity of food.
They were of the view that it is important to keep a check on the quantity of food consumed and not the mere quality. The importance of a healthy and balanced diet cannot be stressed enough upon. It is very essential for one and all to eat in the right quantity and exercise well to maintain a sound body health, which tends to keep one away from a host of diseases.
Honey is something, the properties of which have been debated on since thousands of years. The scientists aren’t still able to find whether it is fully nutritious and useful for man. The right amount of honey for a person considering its denser form than sugar is something that is still highly debatable.
It can be used in a number of ways and forms and it is essential to eat honey in limits that seem sensible there is need for eating honey in regulated amounts so that it doesn’t cause problems. In a revelation by John Hartnell, the Federated Farmers Bees chairperson, it was revealed that the list of things that should be avoided by people who have an obesity problem recently contained honey as well. He said he was disappointed to see honey in that list because it is something that is not so harmful. It can actually be used to cut fat and become healthy and fit in the long run.
"This list could see healthy individuals and parents of healthy children, avoiding food types that aren't an issue as part of a healthy and balanced diet. I can also see this list going over the heads of the very people it is aimed at”, he said further.