HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Causes, Symptoms and Treatments of Allergies

There are 100 million allergy-related Google searches a year and hundreds of Facebook pages dedicated to the subject. Allergies are frustrating, restrictive and sometimes frightening conditions and they seem to be rising at an astonishing rate even in developed countries. Allergies are overreactions of the immune system in response to something that is normally harmless. …

Sugar or Honey?

Both sugar and honey add sweetness to foods and food products but they differ in tastes and nutritional values. Honey is produced mainly from bees and other related insects like aphids through extraction, settling or straining without any form of heating. The honeybee (Apis mellifera) collects nectars from flowers and converts it into honey through …