Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Single-Source Honeys Better Choice for Diabetics

It's a Sweet World
By Natascha Mirosch, The Courier Mail (Australia), 6/6/2007

Australia has more floral sources suitable for making honey than any other country and we have created a particularly strong niche market in single-variety flower honey, that is, honey sourced from bees which feed exclusively on a single type of flower.

The single-flower honeys like ironbark, leatherwood or lavender have found great favour with the honey lover (see box, right). Some single-flower varieties are also lower GI, making them better choices than blends, in controlled amounts, for diabetics…

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