Honey vs. Sugar

Which is better?

My dad wanted me to find out if he should use honey or sugar for his tea. I had no idea which one was better at the time.

I researched and finally found out that honey is better. Now, let me explain why this is.

Fructose causes the rise of sugar in your blood quickly. Fruits contain fructose. This is also why people should not  buy foods with high fructose corn syrup in it. Next time you go to a grocery store, check the label.

So you want less fructose…

Sugar is 50% glucose and 50% fructose. It has even amounts of glucose and fructose.

Honey is 30% glucose and around 35% fructose. The rest of the honey is other complex sugars. It has more fructose than glucose, but less than the amount of fructose in sugar.

Since you want less fructose, the honey is better because it has less of it.

Honey vs. Sugar

And remember to read the labels at the grocery store and avoid high fructose corn syrup


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