Honey Ingredients: What is Honey Made Of?

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Honey Ingredients:  What is Honey Made Of? Have you ever asked, “What’s in honey?”  Well you’re in luck because I’m about to tell you probably more than some of you wanted to know!  The short answer for those of you with short attention spans is this: Honey Composition:  Basic Explanation Honey is composed of mainly […]

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Honey History

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A Brief History of Honey Honey Bees Found in Prehistoric Fossils Apis mellifera or The Honey Bee can be traced back to Prehistoric Africa through fossil records and is thought to be one of the oldest forms of animal life still in existence today.  Man has been gathering honey from the honey bee for almost […]

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Help us Save the Honey Bee! Why They’re Dying and How You can Help!

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Help the Honey Bees! The Honey Bee is Disappearing! Shortly after I started learning about beekeeping I was exposed to a frightening reality called Colony Collapse Disorder.  If you’re new to this phenomenon or you would like to get more information Wikipedia has a pretty good page. I’ve provided a link to the page here:  […]

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Top 5 Honey Health Books

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Recommended Honey Health Books For as long as honey has been in use it has been used to restore health.  These days, honey is looked at as alternative medicine or a home remedy.  Are those labels really fair or should honey be included in the “super food” category?  These honey health books should help you […]

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Top 5 Honey Recipe Books

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Our Most Recommended Honey Recipe Books There are a TON of great honey books out there.  By far my favorites are the honey recipe books!  Being a bit of a foodie, I love trying new recipes and honey recipe books give me a great opportunity to do just that.  If you didn’t already need a […]

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Top 5 Beekeeping Books

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We Recommend these Beekeeping Books As a beekeeper, my interest in  honey bee culture is natural and understandable.  For honey consumers is should also be natural and understandable as well!  You should make yourself aware of the techniques and processing methods being used by both local beekeepers and commercial honey farms.  This knowledge will empower […]

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What is Manuka Honey?

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Manuka Honey is a special kind of honey produced by bees who forage pollen from the Tea Tree. The Tea Tree or Melaleuca linariifolia for you scientific types out there, has been known for years to have antibacterial and antifungal properties. In recent years research has shown that Manuka Honey’s UMF is effective against some strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and has been measured to be 4 times more effective than standard antiseptics. Read on to find out more about Manuka Honey and get our recommendation for the best manuka honey online!

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8 Common Honey Flavor Types

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Determining honey flavor is a highly personal decision. I encourage any honey enthusiast to try as many honey flavors as possible. To get you started, I’ve provided a quick bit of information on 8 popular and common honey flavors. If you’re looking for a new type of honey to try start here!

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5 Truths about Organic Honey

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Organic Honey is one of the most popular types of honey. Learn 5 Tips about Organic Honey before you purchase!

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