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The many health benefits of honey

 

Last updated 11/1/2018 at 11:38pm

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Honey has bioactive plant compounds and antioxidants as well as trace amounts of vitamins and minerals.

TEMECULA – Honey is nature's sweet nectar. While honey certainly can add flavor to various recipes or be enjoyed straight out of the jar, it has many other surprising benefits as well. Used since ancient times as both a food and for medicinal purposes, honey can make for a versatile addition to anyone's diet.

First, use it as a substitute for refined sugar. Refined sugar offers little to no nutritional value and is full of empty calories. According to Heathline, honey has bioactive plant compounds and antioxidants as well as trace amounts of vitamins and minerals. The antioxidants in hon...



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