Get Anti-oxidants with Leatherwood Honey!

Get Anti-oxidants with Leatherwood Honey!

Honey has high levels of anti-oxidants.  Anti-oxidants are known for their anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties which have been noted to help assist the body fight off cancer causing agents. 

Tasmanian Leatherwood Honey is known to be two to three times richer in antioxidants than other Australian honeys.  It also contains high traces of the following:

  • Protein,
  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2),
  • Niacin (Vitamin B3),
  • Pantothenic acid (Vitamin 5),
  • Vitamin B6,
  • Folate (Vitamin B9),
  • Vitamin C,
  • Calcium,
  • Iron,
  • Magnesium,
  • Phosphorus,
  • Potassium and
  • Zinc.

Raw Honey

Research by the University of Queensland's Australian Honey Research Unit has discovered evidence that Leatherwood Honey also contain significant levels of polyphenols.  Polyphenols play important roles in cancer prevention, anti-inflammation and anti-oxidative processes.

Antioxidants

Our usual source of natural anti-oxidants come mainly from our intake of fruits and vegetables. How much antioxidants one would need really depends on one’s lifestyle and health condition.

Taking 3 teaspoons of raw leatherwood honey a day would be close to the amount of antioxidants that we would need on top of a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

 

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