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The proven health benefits of honey

Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age.


Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C.

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