organic raw honey
Raw honey is the closest you can get to eating honey straight from the hive. The health benefits and flavour are retained as no heat has been applied at any stage of production.
Raw honey is an incredible antioxidant, anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal food that contains beneficial digestive bacteria
Raw honey contains the essential minerals:
- sulphur, and
It also contains small traces of:
copper, which helps with the absorption of iron.
vitamins including vitamins B1, B2, ,B6, B5, and B3. The amount of vitamins will change according to the qualities of the nectar and pollen that the honey is made from.
The active properties in honey come from an enzyme (glucose oxidase) that is secreted into the nectar by bees as they convert it into honey.
Raw honey can crystallizes readily due to its high pollen content
Fructose found in raw honey does not act in the same way as the fructose in table sugar
GI= ranges from 31 to 78
By eating honey that is local to your area, you may actually be able to prevent seasonal allergies. This is because bees use the pollen from local plants and eventually these end up in your honey