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Honey, a sweet fluid made by bees from flower nectar. Honey offers minute amounts of all nutrients except simple sugars.

Honey is sweeter than sugar and therefore, the same degree of sweetness can be imparted to foods while adding slightly fewer calories.

The nutrients in honey may have a negligible impact on general nutrition. However, topical use seems to testify to powerful antiseptic and antibiotic properties. Many users would testify to benefits beyond the identifiable ingredients, so that science may not yet have fully de-mystified honey and the "sum of the whole may well exceed that of the constituent parts".

It is therefore included as a Natural Product in "Facts and Comparisons", along with numerous herbs.

Caloric Content

Protein: .1 gm
Carbohydrates: 17.8 gm
Fiber: 0 gm
Total fats: 0 gm
Saturated fats: - gm
Unsaturated fats: - gm
Cholesterol: - mg

1. 1 teaspoon, 21 grams

Vitamin Content

Vitamin A: 05000 IU
Thiamine:.002 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2:.014 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6:.004 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 6 mcg
Biotin: - 300 mcg
Niacin: .1 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: .04 10 mg
Folic acid:.001 400 mcg
Vitamin C:trace 60 mg
Vitamin E: - 30 IU

1. 1 teaspoon, 21 grams

Mineral Content

Calcium: 11000 mg
Copper:.008 2 mg
Iron: .1 18 mg
Magnesium: .6 400 mg
Manganese:.006 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 11000 mg
Potassium: 11 n/a mg
Selenium: - n/a mcg
Sodium: 1 n/a mg
Zinc: .016 15 mg

1. 1 teaspoon, 21 grams

Amino Acid Content

Tryptophan:- gm
Threonine:- gm
Isoleucine: - gm
Leucine: - gm
Lysine:- gm
Methionine: - gm
Cysteine: - gm
Phenylalanine: - gm
Tyrosine: - gm
Valine: - gm
Arginine: - gm
Histidine:- gm
Alanine:- gm
Aspartic acid:- gm
Glutamic acid:- gm
Glycine:- gm
Proline:- gm
Serine: - gm

1. 1 teaspoon, 21 grams


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