For ages, the anti-bacterial properties of honey have been revered and so it is little wonder that it has been used for medicinal purposes all over the world. If you have a sweet tooth but shrink at the empty calories in processed sugar, honey is your savior.
It’s not only sweet, but “nutritionally quite promising,” says Engeseth, an assistant professor of food chemistry at the University of Illinois.
Her research indicates that honey seems to offer many of the benefits of the fresh fruits and vegetables that nutritionists recommend for a daily diet.
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