Honey has been around forever, but it has reemerged in modern times has both a “superfood” and medicine with tons of health benefits. As with most products, there is a range in the quality — and therefore healing properties — of honey. The honeybear that you grew up with will do in a pinch, though there has been some questions regarding the quality and added ingredients to many commercial brands. But manuka honey is the gold standard when it comes to providing a hefty dose of healing and health benefits. Manuka honey, native to New Zealand, has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that set it apart from traditional honey. In fact, it has traditionally been used to heal wounds, soothe sore throats, prevent tooth decay and improve digestive issues, according to Healthline. RELATED READ: Everything you need to know about flaxseed – and what it can do for youProduced by bees that pollinate the flowers of the … [Read more...] about Manuka honey is the healing pantry staple that’ll improve most aspects of your life
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Kathleen Gray Detroit Free Press Published 3:02 PM EST Dec 21, 2018 LANSING — They’re touching, heartfelt and often funny. The farewell speeches from state legislators who are leaving office — either through a lost election, term limits or moving to another job in the Legislature — also can be looooong, tearful, defiant and sometimes bizarre, such as when Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, compared himself to Mother Teresa. Over the last four weeks of this frenetic and controversial lame-duck session, legislators, friends, family and the media heard politicians roast their colleagues and bare their souls in farewell speeches from most of the 66 lawmakers who are leaving their seats at the end of the year. They clocked in at a few minutes to more than 40 for state Rep. Fred Durhal, D-Detroit, who was repeatedly ribbed by many of the legislators who followed his lengthy monologue. And Rep. Rosemary Robinson, D-Detroit, the most frequent no vote on many, … [Read more...] about Departing Michigan lawmakers give farewell speeches
Maura Judkis, The Washington Post Published 9:37 am PDT, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Vegans eschew not only products made from animals, such as bacon and leather, but also products made by animals - the most obvious examples being milk and butter. For some vegans, this extends to honey, because it is produced from the labor of bees. But what about the work bees do for avocado trees? less Vegans eschew not only products made from animals, such as bacon and leather, but also products made by animals - the most obvious examples being milk and butter. For some vegans, this extends to honey, because ... more Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Dania Maxwell Avocado toast may not be vegan, depending how one looks at the role of bees in avocado trees. Avocado toast may not be vegan, depending how one looks at the role of bees in avocado trees. Photo: American … [Read more...] about If you don’t eat honey because you are a vegan, avocados might be off-limits, too.
Published 12:05 am PDT, Saturday, October 13, 2018 FILE - In this Much 17, 2009, file photo, a honey bee searches for nectar on the flowers of a tree in Roseburg, Ore. The European honey bee might suck up all the attention, but a true bee connoisseur will point you to the native species. The wild critters come in almost endless variety. (Robin Loznak/The News-Review via AP, File) less FILE - In this Much 17, 2009, file photo, a honey bee searches for nectar on the flowers of a tree in Roseburg, Ore. The European honey bee might suck up all the attention, but a true bee connoisseur will point ... more Photo: Robin Loznak, AP Photo: Robin Loznak, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Much 17, 2009, file photo, a honey bee searches for nectar on the flowers of a tree in Roseburg, Ore. The European … [Read more...] about The search is on for every bee species in Oregon
As we drifted a strong current in Shinnecock Bay, bouncing jigs along the bottom, a small school of albacore started jumping near our boat chasing baitfish. Our host for the morning and one of the conference organizers, Chris Paparo of Calverton, became extremely animated. “Cast your bait beyond the leaping fish and reel your jig in as fast as you can along the surface,” he shouted to the writers on board. The New York State Outdoor Writers Association was mixing some business with pleasure as members performed outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing to gather story material on an area not often associated with the outdoors – Long Island, N.Y. The 51st Annual NYSOWA conference was held in Southampton with a base of operation at Stony Brook University and its School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences for graduate and undergraduate studies. It had been 44 years since the group visited Long Island and it was high time for an encore performance. Leon Archer of … [Read more...] about Long Island’s plethora of outdoors opportunities is impressive