We all know honey is sweet and delicious, however many of us might not know the health benefits it can provide us with. Honey contains several beneficial nutrients, nutrients including minerals and fructose, alongside calories and sugar. Although you would need to eat quite a bit of honey to meet the full needs of your body, however eating a desired amount still proves to be beneficial and contribute to filling the needs of your body. Aside from being packed with the aforementioned beneficial nutrients, honey is considered to be a great alternative to sugar. Rather than putting sugar into your tea or coffee, it would be beneficial (and honestly better tasting) to add sugar as although honey contains sugar, it itself holds more benefits than simply adding sugar. Furthermore, honey can often help with certain issues, including lowering one's blood pressure, decreasing the risk for heart diseases and preventing blood clots, and decreasing respiratory issues amongst kids. Now you have even more of an excuse to use this delicious food in your meals!