bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Honey helps calcium uptake

Research funded by the US Honey Board and led by a researcher at Purdue University, Indiana, USA has shown that honey helps calcium absorption -- in rats.

Since 200 million people have osteoporosis which according to the World Health Organisation now rates second to cardiovascular disease as a global healthcare concern, the prospects look rather interesting for the honey industry.


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