Benefits of Eating Honey

Whether you like honey on your toast or mixed into your tea, honey is a delicious addition to your diet. It’s sweet and provides a unique flavor that plain sugar just doesn’t have. However, there’s more to honey than just the delicious taste. Honey has a plethora of benefits that make adding it to your daily diet not only a yummy decision, but also a healthy and practical one.

The benefits of eating honey are many and varied. One of the most well-known benefits of eating honey native to your area is that doing so can alleviate seasonal allergies to local plants, due to the local pollen. If you’re suffering from seasonal allergies, we recommend looking for a local beekeeper and seeing if their honey can help you alleviate those pesky allergies. All of our locally produced honeys in Florida are great for helping your tackle your seasonal allergies.

On top of local allergy relief, there are other benefits of eating honey as well. Honey tends to be rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are known to be important for your health, potentially reducing heart disease risks, promoting good eye health, and providing numerous other benefits. However, there are short-term benefits to honey as well. Honey is useful for suppressing coughs and is often an ingredient in cough medications. Honey is also known to have antiseptic properties and can be used to help burn and wound healing.

On top of all of that, honey is just plain delicious and a wonderful addition to anyone’s diet. However, like all sweeteners, it’s important that honey is consumed in moderation. If you’re interested in adding some high-quality honey to your life, we’re certain that you can’t go wrong with any of the honeys produced by Old Florida Bee Company. You can find our Florida Orange Blossom honey here, our rare Palmetto honey here, and our unique Florida Cracker Honey here.