If you don’t think honey is the most awesome, versatile, and helpful substance out there, then you might not realize all of its benefits.
- The natural sugars and glucose found in honey can provide the same energy boost as carbohydrates. Sports drinks have a ton of high fructose corn syrup…
DO NOT GIVE RAW HONEY TO AN INFANT. Fuck’s sake, be responsible with your posting.
WHAT THE FUCK LIKE THE FIRST THING ANYBODY KNOWS ABOUT HONEY IS “DONT GIVE IT TO ANYONE UNDER A YEAR OLD”
If you’re wondering, gosh, is that an urban legend?
Nope, seen it! Shit, I saw it multiple times in medical school alone, which means that like practically as soon as I’d read about it there it was, a floppy baby with diarrhea gasping for air in the ER because of botulism! And then again! And again! It was always, like, someone trying a home remedy for colic or constipation or cough or what have you for their baby.
Don’t do it, man, don’t fucking do it
(Raw or otherwise, boiling won’t deactivate the toxin unless you do a good 5 minute cook at 85C or greater, but why not just wait until they’re older. It may have been more prevalent where I trained because it was well above sea level, so water boils at a different temperature, so everyone was always undercooking things and fucking up their canning sterilization too)