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Honey Does Not Go Bad

Honey

Interesting Facts in Easy English

Pre-Listening Vocabulary

  • spoil: to go rotten
  • high concentration: a large amount of one substance inside another
  • thrive: to do or live well
  • crystallize: to change form and become solid crystals
  • nourish: to provide materials needed for growth and health
  • indigestion: difficulty and discomfort associated with processing food inside the body
  • Sweet!: Great news!

Honey Does Not Go Bad

Honey is one of the only food that does not spoil. It’s difficult for bacteria to thrive in honey due to its high concentration of glucose and fructose. After a while, honey may it has gone bad because it crystallizes. However, when honey hardens, you just need to heat it back up. Honey isn’t bad for you, either. In fact, many scientists believe that humans could live on honey . Honey has many health . It can relieve a and boost the immune system. It can also nourish your skin and relieve indigestion. Sweet!

Comprehension Questions

  1. What is the report mainly about?
  2. Why might it seem like the honey in your cupboard has gone bad?
  3. What does the report say about the digestive system?

Discussion Questions: Though honey provides many health benefits, many environmentalists are worried about the health of honeybees. Could humans survive if honeybees disappear from the planet?

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