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19 05, 2023

The Amazing Work of Bees

By Rosanne Rust|2023-05-26T11:44:44-04:00May 19th, 2023|Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Wellness|Comments Off on The Amazing Work of Bees

I had the opportunity to tour the Savannah Bee Company store and hives, courtesy of a visit sponsored by the National Honey Board. The National Honey Board promotes responsible industry practices that ensure the honey you consume is trustworthy and pure. They also advocate for sustainable production of [...]

30 06, 2020

A Teaspoon of Honey Helps the Medicine Go Down

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:45:31-04:00June 30th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Wellness|Comments Off on A Teaspoon of Honey Helps the Medicine Go Down

When my oldest son was little, Mary Poppins was on of his favorite movies. You may remember the song that states "A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, in the most delightful way". This is actually true. Humans naturally enjoy sugar. Right from the womb we [...]

27 04, 2012

Honey…It’s Sugar

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-09T12:19:53-05:00April 27th, 2012|Food Facts, Food Trends, Wellness|Comments Off on Honey…It’s Sugar

While I was at the Experimental Biology conference earlier this week, I had the chance to have some great scientific conversations about a hot topic: sugars. One interesting conversation was with a student. She firmly believed that because honey contained "some nutrients", it would be a superior choice [...]