Both Manuka Honey and sugar are made up of glucose and fructose. In white sugar, these are combined to form sucrose. As honey is higher in fructose, it tastes sweeter than the equivalent amount of sugar.
Manuka Honey is the healthy, natural alternative to sugar because you can use less honey and still get the sweetness you're used to.
These versatile and conveniently packaged 5+ UMF Manuka Honey Crystals offer a great substitute for sugar in your favourite hot drink and are perfect for on the go.
Try this new abeeco MGO 350+ Manuka Honeyproduced deep in the rugged Taranaki bush, famed for its rich, fertile volcanic soil and the wild Manuka nectar which produces a rich, complex, aromatic, honey flavour.
Extra health benefits of Manuka Honey
Manuka Honey isn’t just a better choice for a sweetener, it also contains minerals, vitamins and other nutritional compounds.
Vitamins B 1,2,3, 5 and 6
With white sugar, sucrose is all you get. However, the natural compounds found in Manuka Honey mean you reap the extra health benefits.
Manuka Honey also contains antioxidant vitamins C and E. Antioxidants help protect our body against cell damage caused by age, environmental toxins, inflammation, and sun damage. This type of cell damage can play a role in the development of cancer, diabetes, heart and eye diseases.
The vitamins and minerals found in Manuka Honey are known to be good for our overall health and wellbeing. B vitamins are important for energy production. Calcium is necessary for good bone and heart health. Iron is needed for energy and blood cell formation. Potassium is a vital nutrient for a healthy heart. Zinc can boost your immune system and speed up wound healing. Natural food enzymes in Manuka Honey can help our digestion.
Manuka Honey is widely known for containing the natural compound Methylglyoxal (MGO). Read more about MGO here.
MGO is one of the compounds that gives natural New Zealand Manuka Honey its unique super-food properties.
Choosing Manuka Honey as an alternative to sugar means you get the extra vitamins and minerals that may benefit your health. Not just a touch of sweetness but a healthy choice, too.
Manuka Honey is more flexible than sugar
You can use Manuka Honey everywhere you would use sugar: in baking, in your tea or your smoothie -but that's not all!
Keeping a pot of MGO250+ Manuka Honey in your cupboard means you've also got access to a natural pharmacy.
Research has found that because of the natural compounds found in Manuka Honey, it can help heal wounds and soothe minor burns when you apply it to the skin.
Manuka Honey can also help soothe a tickle in the throat.
You can use Manuka Honey in the same places you'd usually use sugar AND in your natural first-aid kit, too.
Manuka Honey is the best (an excellent) natural, healthier alternative to sugar.
Read more about the unique history of New Zealand Manuka Honeyhere.