Honey is so sticky and delicious, it is hard to imagine that it can be good for you! But the thick, sweet liquid produced by bees is actually full of goodness.
What antioxidants does honey contain?
Honey contains minimal vitamins and minerals but its forté is its bioactive plant compounds and antioxidants which are linked to reduced risk of heart attacks, strokes and some types of cancer.
What are the heath benefits of honey?
These antioxidants are responsible for many of the honey health benefits that nutrition experts frequently talk about, such as helping to lower blood pressure, reducing bad cholesterol, increasing blood flow to the heart and lowering the risk of blood clot formation.
Honey benefits also include helping to maintain a healthy eyesight as well as being used as a treatment for burns and other skin conditions.
And whilst honey is largely made up of sugar which has negative connotations, its sugar content is not as bad for our health as refined sugar can be. For example, honey can increase blood sugar levels, but not as much as refined sugar.
Which Chilli No. 5 Sauces contain honey?
We love honey, which is why we’ve added it to our Louisiana BBQ sauce.