Honey Vs Sugar. What are their differences?
Both sweeteners contain glucose and fructose. However, for sugar, in the process of manufacturing, the organic acids, protein, nitrogen elements, enzymes and vitamins in the sugar cane are destroyed, whereas honey, a natural sweetener, subjects only to minimal heating. Also, honey has certain beneficial antioxidant and antimicrobial properties which are not present in table sugar.
Here are three honey nutrition facts that will make you feel good about eating honey:
- Honey is sweeter than sugar, so you use less
- Honey is absorbed more slowly into the bloodstream than sugar, so your body can better regulate your blood sugar levels
- Honey contains nutrients, sugar doesn’t