Interesting honey facts

October 15, 2009 | In: Food facts

Honey dates back for 150 million years.A cave painting depicting an androgynous figure robbing honey out of the hive was found in the Cave of the Spider in Valencia, Spain.

Greeks and Roman referred to honey as a food fit for the gods.

On average a worker bee will make 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.

Honey contains vitamins and antioxidants, but is fat free, cholesterol free and sodium free!

Honey has 18 calories more per tablespoon than granulated sugar! Honey has 64 calories, while granulated
sugar has 46 calories per tablespoon.

Honey can improve Athletic Performance .

The color and flavor of honey differ depending on the bees’ nectar source (the blossoms).

Honey is the ONLY food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life, including water.

Out of 20,000 species of bees, only 4 make honey.

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