Honey and Sports
Amateur or professional, honey is the athlete’s number 1 supporter.
With its high carbohydrate content, honey is essentially an energy storehouse for athletes. A tablespoon of honey contains 64 calories of energy, providing sufficient fuel to the muscles. Moreover,
- Taken before exercise, honey is one of the most efficiently digested sources of carbohydrates.
- Studies show that honey has a more steady effect on blood sugar compared to other sources of carbohydrates.
- Consuming honey after heavy exercise helps tired muscles recuperate faster.