Honey is a miraculous product that has benefits both medicinal and topical. It is sweet and delicious, an excellent substitute for sugar in many foods. Honey has been used by humans for thousands of years, with the earliest known record of a honey harvest shown in an 8,000 year old cave painting found in Valencia, Spain. And while the best health advice recommends seriously limiting intake of sugar, you can eat honey every day with no worries. In fact, some pretty incredible things may happen. Read on to find out more.
1. You’ll have more energy
Honey is a great addition to your breakfast or a pre-workout meal. You need glucose for energy, but a sugary blast causes a spike in glucose that quickly passes. Honey has a glycemic index ranking of 43, which makes it a medium-glycemic food. It is able to slow the release of glucose into your blood so that you have sustained energy but no sugar shock.