A study on Reuters's health includes 102 healthy women who were given a choice of 20 grams of honey or daily hormonal replacement. Four months later, it was found that those who took honey could recall additional words in memory tests, compared to those who did not.
Honey is the strong antioxidant. It prevents cellular damage within brain.
Honey helps absorb calcium. Calcium is used by brain in thought and decision making process. It is used by brain cells in carrying electrical signals by protein ions.
Antioxidants in honey reduce the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.
Polyphenol properties of honey fights back oxidative stress, restore antioxidant defense system and thus reduce memory loss.