Honey contains a treasure chest of hidden nutritional and medicinal value for centuries. The sweet golden liquid from the beehive is a popular kitchen staple loaded with antibacterial and antifungal properties that has been used since the early days of Egyptian tombs.
Honey’s scientific super powers contribute to its vastly touted health benefits for the whole body. The healthy natural sweetener offers many nutritional benefits depending on its variety. Raw honey is the unpasteurized version of commonly used honey and only differs in its filtration, which helps extend its shelf life. A tablespoon of raw honey contains 64 calories, is fat-free, cholesterol-free, and sodium-free, says the National Honey Board. Its composition is roughly 80 percent carbohydrates, 18 percent water, and two percent vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.
However, pretty much everyone agrees that olive oil, especially extra virgin, is good for you.
Here are 11 health benefits of olive oil that are supported by scientific research.
Since ancient times, honey has been used as both a food and a medicine.
It’s very high in beneficial plant compounds, and offers several health benefits.
Interesting fact about turning 50: Things change surprisingly fast.
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