Natural Honey Beneficial to Health, Its Chemical Composition, and Biochemical Activities: A Review
Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology,
Since early antiquity, honey has been utilized worldwide as a balanced meal and in supplementary treatment. It contains over 200 different substances, the majority of which are water, sugars, vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, minerals, and phytochemicals. It has health advantages, including microbial inhibition, healing, and its influence on other disorders. Additionally, it stimulates the immune system and helps immune cells mature. The nutritional value of honey is substantially influenced by the type of plants in the region, the climate, and the production process. Different types of honey were examined by various workers, they found a strong relationship between honey type and HMF, saccharose, and phenolic content, as well as acidity and antioxidant activity. For the level of vitamin C, glucose, and fructose, the combination of variety and manufacturing technique has a substantial influence. The focus of this study is on the biochemical processes and its potential health benefits. However, the precise mechanisms of honey's influence on many illnesses and activities have not yet been fully defined, and more study is necessary to understand their precise contributions.
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