A study published in the Malaysian Journal of Medical Science in 2015 found that raw honey can help to protect your heart by lowering triglycerides and bad cholesterol in your blood.
A May 2015 study by King Saud University in Saudi Arabia found the following 13 benefits to the body during fasting. Raw honey water is an ideal way to replenish a fasting body for three reasons.
Raw honey contains natural amino acids, enzymes, pollen, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that processed sugar does not have. These nutrients help the body benefit from raw honey without the harm associated with processed sugar.