More Honey Fun Facts:
Quick Energy & Nutrition
Honey does not need to be broken down by the digestive process, so honey is quickly absorbed into the blood stream, giving a quick energy boost to the body.
Honey contains protein, vitamins, and minerals.
Kids & Honey
Honey should not be given to babies under the age of one as their immune systems are typically not developed to handle it.
Is there anything Honey can't do?
Raw honey is great as an antibacterial topical treatment for burns, cuts and ulcers.
Bee & Hive Facts:
Queens will lay almost 2000 eggs a day at a rate of 5 or 6 a minute. Between 175,000-200,000 eggs are laid per year.
The average hive temperature is 93.5 degrees.
Beeswax production in most hives is about 1 1/2% to 2% of the total honey yield.
During honey production periods, a bee’s life span is about 6 weeks.