The Story of Honey
several compounds that function as antioxidants, which are compounds
that help delay the oxidative damage to cells or
tissues in our bodies. Known antioxidant compounds in honey
are chrysin, pinobanksin, vitamin C catalase, and pinocembrin. The
range of antioxidants found in honey is comparable to that in
apples, bananas, oranges and strawberries, and it contains the same
level of antioxidants as spinach.
A mechanism within
the human body signals when we have eaten enough of a natural sweet.
This mechanism does not respond the same to a refined or altered
· Honey is a great energy food
· Honey is a natural, unrefined food.
· Honey tastes good; honey is good; AND it contains food
elements needed by the human body.
No wonder Aristotle
HONEY THE NECTAR OF THE GODS
Honey … Nature’s Golden Antioxidant
A unique food, honey is the only predigested sweetener in
nature, being 99% predigested when it reaches you. It is a living
organic, instant energy building food containing all the essential
minerals necessary for life; seven vitamins of the B-complex group,
amino acids, enzymes, and other vital factors.
Honey is one of nature’s most powerful germ killers. It is
the touch of healing in a thousand remedies around the earth. Germs
simply cannot survive in honey.
A natural preservative, honey extends the shelf life of
Queen Bee Gardens® honey confections.
One of natures purest foods, honey is also the most
complete. Nutritionists agree that honey contains some of every
nutrient needed for cell building, such as vitamins, minerals,
proteins and large amounts of various natural sweeteners. This makes
the health properties of honey truly different from the empty
calories of refined sugars.
Honey is a rich source of carbohydrates. In addition, honey
contains a wide array of vitamins, such as vitamin B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin and pantothenic acid.
Essential minerals including calcium, copper, iron,
magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc as well
as several different amino acids have been identified in honey.