Fast facts on honey
- It has been used for over 5,000 years.
- Honey can replace sugar in meals, providing a healthier, option However they can also add browning and excess moisture to a dish.
- Do not give honey to children under 12 months old.
1) Relieving cold and cough symptoms
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends honey as a cough remedy.
However, they advise that honey is not suitable for children under the age of one year
2) Replacing added sugar in the diet
Honey's sweet flavor makes it an ideal substitute for sugar in the diet.
Honey can be added to food and beverages to sweeten the taste without the negative health impact of added sugars. However, since honey is still a sweetener, it is important to remain mindful of how much honey being is used.
- Honey is a sweet, viscous food substance made by honey bees and some related insects.
- Bees produce honey from the nectar) or from secretions of other insects (such as honeydew), by regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation. Bees store honey in wax structures called honeycombs
- Honey gets its sweetness from the monosaccharides fructose and glucose, and has about the same relative sweetness as sucrose (table sugar)
- Honey is collected from wild bee colonies or from domesticated beehives. On average, a hive will produce about 29 kilograms (65 lb) of honey per year. Wild bee nests are sometimes located by following a honeyguide bird.
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