Honey contains a wide array of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. It is also an immune system builder. Honey is a natural source of carbohydrates, providing 17 grams per tablespoon, which makes it ideal for your working muscles. Since carbohydrates are the primary fuel the body uses, honey can help maintain muscle glycogen, also known as stored carbohydrates.
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