Honey is one of natures sweetest, most delicious foods and considered an ancient medicine. Honey in its pure, unfiltered raw form is a healing food. Raw Honey Benefits are many, It contains vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants and is an alkaline to the body. Raw honey’s medicinal properties are outstanding, it is an anti-viral, anti-inflamatory, and anti-fungal. In fact the inside of a bee hive has been noted to be the cleanest place on earth, free from all disease. You see the amazing little bees enter the hive to feed the queen bee and keep her alive, they are working for her big time! So on their way into the hive their bodies get scraped along the sides and the propolis comes off. That substance alone is the most powerful anti-viral food known to mankind! Amazing how nature works.
Raw honey also aids the digestive system, stabilizes blood pressure as well as sugar levels, relieves pain and is calming to the nervios system. Raw honey has been used to treat asthma, bronchities and seasonal allergies. Its no wonder this miracle food has been used for thousands of years in ayurvedic medicine. In our country it’s illegal to say food is medicine, so we aren’t really saying any of this to you right now, it’s just what we have read and been taught in school.
Why Raw Honey?
Honey should always be consumed raw, when raw honey is pasteurized the heating process destroys essential nutrients, enzymes and minerals. Heat literally changes the structure of honey, making it just as bad as refined sugar. And that is why it gets a bad wrap!
Heat is not the only thing manipulating the properties of honey. Today’s genetically engineered crops are treated with toxic pesticides which the honey bees are exposed to as well. A recent study from Purdue University found a multitude of pesticides and machinery exhaust in the soil of unplanted fields, specially those close to bt corn crops and on dandelions near by. These chemicals were also found in dead bees near the hive and in the pollen and nectar. Incredibly sad.
The honey from intoxicated bees is no honey at all but a chemical cocktail presenting a threat to humans and to life itself! Bees are of vital importance to our food chain. Italy, France, Germany and other countries have taken action to protect their pollinators, however U.S regulators remain paralyzed. Europe has banned millions of pounds of contaminated honey that is being smuggled to the U.S from China, containing illegal antibiotics and heavy metals which cause DNA damage and cancer. This honey lacks any trace of pollen, so we can say its not even honey at all and still is being sold as so big box stores and conventional grocery stores.
Studies found an average of six chemicals per bee and thirty one per bee hive. This is an alarming fact that is threatening the balance of all life!!! Of course chemical companies tell us the chemicals are safe, they have even studied them! Yeah right! But we know for certain they have not studied them in the combination we are finding inside the honey!
Geez, seems dire huh? Well it sort of is. With the work they do bees are responsible for approximately 30% of our food crops! So what do we do?
Organic, raw, local would be the gold standard. Now, the local part might be tough.
Questions to ask your local farmer:
- What kind of crates to they use? Metal crates are not good, this metal can contaminate the food.
- Do they give their bees any feed at all?
- Bees should be in the wild doing their natural thing. Some bees are fed HFCS.
Is the honey certified organic?
This might not be an issue b/c they can be naturally organic and many small farmers won’t have the certification. But you need to ask about the area where the bees are pollenating. Bees can travel up to a radius of 5 miles from their hives. This is why honey from the US that is certified organic is rare. Not many people can afford to certify a 5 mile radius of land. But if the 5 mile area is in an area where people aren’t spraying their home gardens, or farms then it’s probably safe. This could be hard to find.
Ask them if they heat it at all? It should be raw as you have already learned from above.
Some say that local honey helps with allergies, and it might, but I am not sure it’s worth the other hazards, so talk to your farmer and ask the questions!
Supporting local farmers, who while they may not be certified organic, value ethical practices and have bees in rural areas where nothing is sprayed, is the best way to take action and protect the bees.
What is in our GoodOnYa bars?
Our honey is raw, unfiltered, certified organic and certified ethically treated. Our honey comes from Brazil where the bees are feeding on rain forest wild flowers. There aren’t GMO’s, pesticides or much civilization for that matter. Our green footprint might be more here but we think this is the gold standard. We have no choice but to get certified organic b/c we want every ingredient in our bar to be 100% for sure free from chemicals.
We choose raw honey for its medicinal, healing qualities and to support and protect the earths best pollinators, the bees. We are seriously in love with our honey and we go the extra lengths and incur the costs. You know why we do that? Because “every ingredients matters”……because You Matter!
Try our Delicious Peanut Butter and Raw Honey Bar. If you love Honey, you will love this bar!
Valentine’s day is a celebration of love, so we gift one another treats to celebrate and share this love. However, not to be a downer… but buying conventional candy we are sharing GMO’s, not love!. And we are supporting companies who’s products are loving only to their bottom lines!
Conventional chocolate is cheap because its not real food. The chocolate giants products, you know the ones, contain GMO high fructose corn syrup, GMO soy lecithin, artificial flavors, industrial caramel coloring, fully hydrogenated palm oil, sodium aluminium phosphate among other highly processed ingredients which not only are damaging to the earth but cause inflamation in the body. Mars and Hersheys candy companies donated over $500,000 dollars each to help defeat prop 37 and its no wonder why. They dont want consumers to hesitate when they see a GMO sticker on their product. Every other industrialized country in the world labels their GMO food and it will happen eventually!
We are proud of every ingredient in our bars. We source high quality organic nuts, seeds, ethically produced raw honey and of course organic, fair trade chocolate. We believe in real, nourishing foods. Why? Because we care and want to share the love. Love for our planet and love for each other. This is not just about selling bars for us, it’s about the organic, real food movement. This is who we are as people and we love it!
Get a 25% discount on any of our bars and share love. What better way to love ourselves than to invest in our health and consume real food? Happy Healthy Valentines day!
To celebrate national peanut butter day, we are offering 50% OFF our Peanut Butter Honey Bars and our Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars.
This Promotion Is now Over..See you all peanut butter lovers again next year!
Because we love our fans so much, we are making this offer ONLY available to our Facebook fans. If you are not Not a GoodOnYa Fan Yet but want to get or special 50% Offer, no problem! Just go to our Facebook Page here, and LIKE our page to get the discount code! Its that simple.
The best peanut butter in the world comes from New Mexico. Valencia peanuts are smaller, sweeter and they grow in a very dry climate. This means that the mold, aflatoxin that is an allergy and carcinogen, isn’t present in our peanut butter. We love peanut butter and we know you love it, so we searched out the best! Combine that with raw, organic honey, flax and sesame and you are in for one protein packed, tasty treat. It’s time to love peanuts again, in fact it’s all about love!
IMPORTANT: The Sunland Recall DOES NOT impact GoodOnYA peanuts.
However we have posted the entire Sunland Recall article for your information.
Sunland, Inc. Announces Voluntary Extension of Ongoing Recall To Include Raw and Roasted Shelled and In-Shell Peanuts Due to Possible Health Risk
CONTACT: Ms. Katalin Coburn, VP for Media Relations at (805) 796-3368.
For Immediate Release-Portales, NM (October 12, 2012) – Sunland, Inc. today announced that it is extending its ongoing voluntary recall to include raw and roasted shelled and in-shell peanuts processed in its Peanut Processing Plant because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Specifically, the recall is being extended to include raw and roasted peanuts, both in-shell and shelled, which were processed in its Peanut Processing Plant located in Portales, New Mexico, and which are within their current shelf life or have no stated expiration date.
To read entire article please download PDF here.
First of all, thank you for the years of support. Or for even trying our bars at one time. If you haven’t had a GoodOnYa bar in 2012 you haven’t experienced our new formulations. They are awesome. Now made with solar energy in an amazing facility. Certified Organic (like always) and now certified Kosher. We don’t dehydrate the bars anymore, we improved our formula by even keeping it more simple. We chop, mix and cut, that’s it, no heat is ever applied. They taste even better, like how the cookie dough often tastes better than the cookies!
So that is the 1st reason we are reaching out to you. If you’d like to try our new bars we have created a special coupon code for 30% off. If you enter “thanks” upon checkout it’s good on any order except the sample pack, that’s only $10.00. And we offer free shipping when you get a case.
But the main reason for the email is we have a HUGE FAVOR to ask. We are in an big competition to win $250k.
If you have a Facebook account and don’t mind voting for us we’d sincerely appreciate it.
It’s a contest by Chase for small businesses.
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