Honey is a unique sweetener of significant biological and nutritional value. It is a natural and nutritious food, and it has been scientifically proven that it contains a number of compounds essential for the body: mostly glucose and fructose, but also enzymes, amino acids, hydrogen peroxide, minerals, antioxidants, etc., that play an indisputable vital role in modern diet.
Honey is a natural source of carbohydrates, providing 17 grams per tablespoon, which makes it ideal for the working muscles since carbohydrates are the primary fuel the body uses for energy.
It is, therefore, a direct source of energy, which is easily digestdigested. It is ideal for children, pregnant women, athletes and all those watching their diet.
Additionally, due to the fact that honey is a humectant, which means it attracts and retains moisture, manufacturers use honey in everything from hand lotions, to soaps to shampoos, to shower gels, and moisturizers.