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The Buzz on Honey

The Good-for-You Sweetener

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11/5/2015 11:21:00 AM

-SHOREIDO-'s SparkPage
Great article! Thanks so much for sharing!!
11/5/2015 10:27:38 AM

BELDAME's SparkPage
Breitsamer Honig Forest Honey, the really dark stuff, is the best. 7 bucks a jar at the Big Lots!
11/5/2015 7:01:07 AM

KEEPITSIMPLE_'s SparkPage
Great article, and very informative. I'm a new beekeeper and I'm looking for all the information I can learn about the bees, honey, processing, etc.
10/8/2015 11:02:04 PM

GREENDRAGON165's SparkPage
Whenever I have moved, I always try to find local honey. Eating it helps me keep my allergies at bay. A sweet way to keep from sneezing :)
9/26/2015 8:59:43 PM

NOLAHORSERIDER's SparkPage
I love honey. I bought some local honey and now I'm taking 1 Tbs per day. Great stuff.
6/3/2015 9:06:16 PM

CHRIS3874's SparkPage
As much as I meant my last comment , I have not seen buckwheat honey for sale locally for years .
CLAY10237
5/28/2015 11:08:45 PM

Honey has been a food hobby for years. The variety of flavors from the variety of sources is endless. But before you get too excited, remember, for all its benefits, it is a simple sugar.
2/23/2015 6:34:39 PM

AUNA_VISTA's SparkPage
Strict vegans choose not to use honey, because it comes from bees. It's an animal product. However, it does not involve the killing of bees to get the honey, so vegetarians will use it.

Also, please give some info on responsible shopping by buying organic honey. Organic honey will be better because the bees are treated more humanely and because the food source used to feed the bees will not be treated with toxic insecticides. Whenever you buy food that is derived from an animal, you owe it to the animals and your conscience to buy organic.
7/7/2014 11:40:58 AM

LILLIPUTIANNA's SparkPage
I have a friend who was one of the "test subjects" for the UC Davis study! They had to drink that honey in a weird fruit punch every day. She said the fruit punch was nasty...but she lost four pounds during the honey part of the study. (They had to drink the same fruit punch sweetened with regular sugar during the other part of the study.)
5/20/2014 10:22:59 AM

LYNNIE79's SparkPage
mmm...honey! Fresh from the farmer's market is the best :)
BUBBLEGUM_FAIRY
1/6/2014 6:40:24 PM

I learned a lot. I love honey. :)
CATHY65202
5/20/2013 9:01:20 PM

The biggest difference between honey and refined sugar or artificial sweeteners is simple ... God made one and chemists made the others. Who you gonna trust? EVERYTHING in moderation and the more natural the better.
4/26/2013 8:08:11 PM

MISSYGEEN's SparkPage
I've always liked honey in my tea and thought it was a healthier choice but got information that it wasn't, now I'm hearing it is. They could have saved a lot of money on this research and just asked my mother.

Now after reading this I want to go and watch The Secret Life of Bees.
4/6/2013 11:27:06 PM

CHRIS3874's SparkPage
There used to be a company that had honey in a cardboard tub that was not highly processed but very delicious sadly I haven't seen it in years. I do like buckwheat honey but I confess I get tired of the taste after a while.
3/3/2013 9:04:48 PM

RAME123's SparkPage
Thanks for the reminder!

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