For all that it’s accomplished in life, honey doesn’t get much recognition. But consider these facts: it dates back to 6000 B.C., it’s one of the most versatile foods and it delivers big-time in antioxidants. Even more surprising, honey can help you perform better in the gym.
Honey is a sweetener that’s made up of fructose and glucose. So in that sense, it’s not much different than table sugar – save for one thing: “Honey contains a variety of phenolic compounds, which act as antioxidants,” says Dr. Katherine A. Beals, registered dietitian and consultant to the National Honey Board.
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