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The Benefits of Honey

Honey is a stable food with many benefits. Consuming local varieties may help fend off allergies so always try to buy your honey from your local beekeepers, their product will be well worth the extra you may have to pay over the cost of supermarket imported honey. Read their label. Cheap imports are seldom of …

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About Bees (for the inexperienced)

How do honeybees make honey? A honeybee visits a flower which contains nectar which is much like sugar water. The bee then sucks up the nectar with it’s proboscis which acts like a straw. To make honey two things must happen. Inside the bee’s stomach the nectar is broken down, the bee produces an enzyme …

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