What makes honey so special?

Honey contains a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants.

These vitamins include calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.

Honey contains antioxidants.

Antioxidants are disease-fighting enzymes that protect your body by trapping free radical molecules.

Research also shows that eating antioxidant-rich superfoods like honey may lower the risk of developing diseases and even stall the ageing process.

Some of the antioxidants are Alpha-tocopherol-an essential antioxidant known as vitamin E.

Flavonols and flavonoids: A group of plant compounds found in honey that has shown the antioxidant effect. They may help lower the risk of developing heart disease, some forms of cancer and diabetes.

Oligosaccharides: lower blood pressure and cholesterol. It aids regularity by boosting good bacteria in the colon.

Peptides: Are molecules made up of two or more linked amino acids that may help lower risk of heart disease.  

Salicylates: as well as enhance the immune system and digestion.

Polyphenols: Natural compounds that act as powerful antioxidants. They protect your body by trapping the free radical molecules and getting rid of them.

Honey also contains :

  • Fructose(38.2%)
  • Glucose(31.3%)
  • Maltose(7.1%)
  • Sucrose(1.9%)
  • Water(17.2%)
  • other(3.2%).