Does Mānuka give you an energy boost?
The answers is yes! Mānuka honey is the prefect natural energy booster for you and your whole family, and with the introduction o four on-the-go sticks you can take the benefits of Mānuka honey anywhere anytime.
Why Mānuka honey instead of regular sugar?
There are various benefits that honey has, in which sugar does not:
Honey has a sweeter taste than sugar (as it has higher levels of fructose compared to glucose), meaning that less is more when it comes to sweetening food and drinks with honey.
Vitamins, such as vitamin B and C, and minerals can be found in honey. Whereas sugar has no trace of these.
Mānuka honey has antimicrobial properties, which can help to ease skin conditions and inflammation. This means it can be used topically as well! Not only can it help to get you out of midday energy slumps, Mānuka can help with fighting infections, easing sore throats and the healing of wounds.
Honey is said to be easier to digest than sugar and it doesn’t raise blood sugar levels as fast as sugar does.
Can Mānuka honey help to fuel your workouts?
Mānuka honey can help you get the most out of your workouts, not only can it give you the extra energy to help you start, it can aid in a quick recovery too.
To keep your blood sugar up after a workout you need to replenish your glucose reserves and ingest some carbohydrates relatively soon after the exercise.
Foods with a lower glycemic index are better for the job than foods with a higher glycemic index because they lead to a more sustainable rise in blood sugar over time.
Honey is perfect for keeping your sugar levels balanced since it has a lower glycemic index than carbohydrates and processed sugars.
It's no secret - there are many sports stars like Novak Djokovic, that add Mānuka to their sporting regime.
You don't have to be a sporting superstar either to enjoy the energy boosting benefits of Mānuka. In ancient Greece, it was believed by many philosophers that by eating honey it would preserve one’s health and energy.
Add 1-2 of Mānuka honey daily morning, night or whenever you are exercising to your drink of choice or just eat it straight from the spoon. Enjoy the benefits if Mānuka on-the-go with our Mānuka Honey Sticks, prefect for busy lifestyles.
Note: Like sugar, honey contains glucose and fructose. This means that although it is a healthier alternative to sugar, it should still be consumed in moderation. This is especially important for those with diabetes and obesity.