A blend of sugar, trace enzymes, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids, raw honey is nature’s perfect sweetener. Rich in minerals, vitamins, enzymes and amino acids, raw honey is a functional food, meaning it is a natural food with health benefits. In addition to having antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties, raw honey promotes the growth of good bacteria in the intestine.
Studies have shown that a daily dose of raw honey raises levels of health-promoting antioxidants in the body. It also boosts the immune system, acting as a preventative against any number of diseases. Raw honey has been used as medicine since ancient times, from soothing sore throats and coughs to treating wounds and preventing infection. It’s also a great energy boost, and has been called “the perfect running fuel.” Truly a sweetener like no other.