What is Honey?
Honey is a sweet, thick liquid made by honeybees.
Honey is been made when bees collect sugar usually sugar-rich nectar of flowers from their environment.
Benefits of Honey
High-quality honey contains many important antioxidants like organic acids and phenolic compounds
Antioxidants have been linked to reduced risk of heart attacks, strokes and some types of cancer..
Honey is better compared to sugar
Honey can reduce several risk factors for heart disease common in people with type 2 diabetes.
For instance, it may lower “bad” LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and inflammation while raising “good” HDL cholesterol.
However, some scholars have found that it can also increase blood sugar levels — just not as much as refined sugar.
Honey can help in lowering blood pressure because it contains antioxidant compounds that have been linked to lower blood pressure.
Honey also helps in increasing blood flow to your heart. They may also help prevent blood clot formation, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.