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Honey promotes lower weight gain, adiposity, and triglycerides than sucrose in rats.

Nutr Res 2011 Jan;31(1):55-60.
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Various dietary carbohydrates have been linked to obesity and altered adipose metabolism; however, the influences of honey vs common sweeteners have not been fully explored. We hypothesized, honey may reduce weight gain and adiposity, presumably due to lower food intake, and promote lower serum triglycerides but higher non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations.

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