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Lets have some fun.  Here are some honey facts that I’m sure you’ll enjoy.

1.  Honey does not spoil and does not need refrigeration as long as it is in a sealed container.  That’s right.  You could leave honey unrefrigerated in a cupboard for hundreds of years, and you could come back and it would be okay to use.

2.  Honey has a lower glycemic index than sugar.   Hurray!!  This means it doesn’t raise blood sugar levels as quickly, and so helps to fight diabetes and weight gain.

3It takes about 2 million flowers for bees to make one pound of honey.

4.  A bee will produce only about one twelve of a  teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.   Unbelievable!  So, don’t waste any honey.  Every drop is precious.

5.  Honeybees have two stomachs.

6. Honey was so valuable it was used as currency in medieval times.

7. Honey produces hydrogen peroxide when it comes in contact with skin.  This is one reason why it is excellent for skin problems and bacteria.

8.  Honey kills bateria and fungi by drawing water from their cells, thereby causing dehydration.   Another amazing characteristic that bolters honey’s healing properties.

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