December 2011 Issue
Discovering A Honey of a Sweetener
Humans have always been drawn to the alluring sweetness of honey. Before the advent of sugar refinement, it was the only food availableother than fruitthat satisfied a sweet tooth. It was worth a few bee stings to come home with the prize: a golden honeycomb. Honey also was valued as medicine by folk healers for conditions such as lack of vigor and skin healing. Today, modern science is beginning to confirm that honey possesses unique health properties.
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