Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing

There is nothing quite like a salad full of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, just like this strawberry cucumber salad recipe with honey lemon salad dressing. You can make this fresh strawberries salad a meal by adding in some crumbled feta cheese, and roasted nuts. With ingredients like fresh strawberries, crunchy cucumbers, fresh chopped mint, red onion, and a zesty homemade honey lemon salad dressing. You will want to watch the short step by step recipe tutorial on the Tip Hero site for the full instructions for this easy salad recipe idea. When strawberry season hits, all we want to eat is fresh strawberries. You can put them in all sorts of recipe ideas from brownies, healthy food ideas and easy salad recipes.

All the fresh strawberries and vegetables in this easy salad recipe make for a healthy food idea, but the honey lemon dressing is good for you too. There are a variety of health benefits that can be derived from using honey in recipe ideas. For starters honey has been linked with weight loss. A San Diego State University study found that replacing sugar with honey may actually help prevent putting on those extra pounds and also helping to lower blood sugar. The results also suggest that when comparing to sugar, honey may lower your serum triglycerides. The consumption of raw honey may also activate hormones that help to suppress the appetite. Raw honey contains bee pollen, which is known to ward off infections, along with providing natural allergy relief and boosting overall immunity. Honeys ability to prevent allergies is based on the concept called immunotherapy. The reason it supposedly works is that bees in your neighborhood go from flower to flower collecting pollen that causes you to suffer from allergies, but when you consume local raw honey, you are also consuming the same offending pollen from the area in which you live. After some time, someone who is an allergy sufferer may become less sensitive to the local pollen that previously caused allergy problems and you may experience less seasonal allergy symptoms. Many seasonal allergy sufferers have found that consuming local, raw honey was helpful because it desensitizes them to the fauna that triggers their allergic reaction.

A 2013 study found that eating honey at a high dose can help to improve allergy symptoms over a period of about eight weeks. With regular honey consumption, the individual allergy symptoms improved. Allergic rhinitis is an allergic response that may cause itchy and watery eyes, sneezing and other similar symptoms. Some people say that consuming a daily tablespoon of local raw honey can actually act as an allergy shot. The type of raw honey consumed is the key since pasteurized honey does not contain any of the offending pollen. For possible seasonal allergy relief, you need to consume raw honey that has pollen in it. Studies have also shown that a daily dose of local raw honey may help to raise the levels of health-promoting antioxidants in the body. Antioxidants help to block free radicals in the body that cause disease. Consuming honey may also help to boost the immune system, acting as a preventative against any number of diseases. Honey also contains polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants that have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. When blood samples were taken at the start and end of the study, researchers found a clear, direct link between that of honey consumption and an increased level of disease-fighting polyphenols found in the blood.

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