Did you know that honey is made thanks to the efforts of thousands of honey bees, and it is actually their winter stores of food?
Were you aware that honey is the only food made by insects, and eaten by humans as well as the insects?
Here are links to pages providing lots of information about honey.
- Health Benefits of Honey A summary of the health claims and research around honey for healing wounds and burns, nutritional benefits, plus home remedies.
- Honey Nutrition A breakdown of the nutrient values of honey, with links to further information about its health benefits, energy values and more!
- Honey And Diabetes Is It Good To Eat Honey If You Are Diabetic?
- Honey For Burns - Is there clinical evidence to support its use? A look at a review of 26 clinical papers examining the use of honey to treat over 3000 patients with burns
- Honey For Cold Sores (Herpes) Given that honey has been used in wound healing and burn treatment, can honey be used for herpes?
- Does Honey Increase Blood Sugar Levels? What is the GI of honey? Whilst honey is made by honey bees, nevertheless, it is primarily comprised of different sugars.
- Is Honey Bad For Your Teeth? A balanced overview: effects of honey on tooth enamel and general oral health, and potential to cause or prevent cavities, with reference to scientific studies.
- Are Bees Killed For Honey? This question may be of concern not only to vegans, but also, anyone concerned about the welfare of honey bees.
- Why Babies Can't Have Honey: Honey And Infant Botulism Why babies under 12 months old can't have honey (even if cooked). How and why honey can cause infant botulism. When is it okay to give a child honey?
- Honey And Eczema Is there any clinical evidence to support the use of honey for treating eczema (atopic dermatitis)? A summary of a number of clinical papers.
More honey articles
- Honey Articles information about honey and general articles.
- Honey And Ancient Medicine Examples of bizarre ways honey was used in ancient medicine, such as mixing honey with a pig’s eye, then pouring it into the ear ..... to cure blindness!
- Toxic Honey ("Mad Honey") The earliest form of chemical warfare may date back to Turkey, 65 BC. Surprisingly, honey bees played a role, producing toxic honey, also known as ‘mad honey’.
Honey is absolutely fascinating. It has long been prized throughout cultures and history, not only for its sweet taste but also for its health-giving properties. Even the beekeeper to King Charles I of England once said:
I hope you enjoy learning all about honey!
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