Dark Honey Packs More Antioxidants

Dark Honey Packs More Antioxidants

Bees truly are busy. They pollinate the crops we grow for food and fiber and provide us with sweet, delicious honey. Like sugar, honey naturally has equal parts fructose and glucose. But sugar lacks the antioxidants and vitamins that honey has. And the darker the honey, the more disease-fighting compounds it actually contains. A 1998 University of Illinois study found that what bees eat determines the level of antioxidants in honey. And according to researchers, honey varies widely in color, […]

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