What do you know about honey? Have you ever think about it? It is not just a kind of “sugar”.
When people try to cook sweets, most people think about sugar. But also, honey is good seasoning to make taste sugary. Using honey instead of sugar is one of the way to be healthy.
Honey is produced by honeybees collecting nectar of flower, so it produces a lot during spring throughout summer. Honeybees work hard to collect honey, because they use it as sugars to support metabolism of muscle activity during foraging or to be stored as a long-term food supply. But the amount of honey that bees collect in their lifetime is just a small cup of honey.
Honey bees keep honey in honey combs. A honeycomb is a mass of hexagonal prismatic wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to contain their larvae and stores of honey and pollen.
2. The power of honey.
Honey has a lot of sweet benefits for people to use more often. First of all, honey has many properties that are effective in helping our body. Honey has plenty of nutrition, such as potassium, calcium, and
mineral. However the effectiveness depends on the kind of honey. You know, there are many types of honeybees and the types of flowers in the world.
Second, the calories of honey is lower than sugar. Sugar calories are 384kcal per 100g, while honey is 294kcal per 100g. In the same amount, honey is about 25% less calorie. From that data, it is good thing to eat honey.
3. How to use it?
Of course, honey is FOOD, so it is easy to eat. But it is not just a food, it can be a great moisturizing pack for skin. There is a theory that Cleopatra, the most beautiful woman in ancient Egypt, loved honey packs, so honey has long been loved as a good food for beauty.
However, Honey could be harmful for infants easily. Even it is good for health, you haven’t use it, especially for them.
4. The type of honey.
There are so many kinds of honey if you try to buy one. For example, Manuka, Acacia, Chestnut, Buckwheat, Lemon, Lavender, Thyme, Kamahi, Lewalewa are famous honey. Because the taste and the flavor are different respectively, it is used according to the use and preference.
So you can try which is your favorite honey!! If you got interest form this vlog, you should eat honey more often.