Next Time You Cut Yourself While Cooking, Here’s Why Doctors Say You Should Pour Sugar On The Wound

You don’t have to reach for the medicine cabinet when you’re hurt – instead, crack open the sugar jar.

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You grab a knife and start slicing – a quick dice to get dinner ready quickly. But as you hastily cut, you nick your finger and it starts bleeding. Rather than reaching straight for a band-aid, though, you have another option. Crack open the sugar jar and rely on the sweet stuff, as it has a surprising healing power.

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