Honey: Bacteria's Worst Enemy

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It may not look like it sitting in that cute bear bottle, but honey is a supercharged bacteria-killing powerhouse!

Learn more about hydrogen peroxide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVSC79nxCvI

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Sources:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22095907
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed084p1643?journalCode=jceda8
http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/08/21/chemistryofhoney/
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/aa142
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278691510003959
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-salt-and-sugar-pre/
http://www.livescience.com/33061-why-does-hydrogen-peroxide-fizz-on-cuts.html
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/961833-overview#a5

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cueva_arana.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apis_mellifera_Portrait.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylglyoxal#/media/File:Pyruvaldehyde.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Manuka_flowers_and_native_bee.jpg