Tupelo Honey in its pure natural state is a very nutritious product. Good white tupelo, unmixed with other honeys, will not granulate, and due to this high lexulose low dextrose ratio some diabetic patients have been permitted by their physicians to eat Tupelo honey. Tupelo Honey is made primarily of fructose or levulose sugar (The Average analysis is: levulose 44.03%, dextrose 29.98% .) which has been called the queen of sugars. The reason being is that it's the easiest sugar for the body to use or absorb. It does not tax the body or its digestive system like white cane or granulated sugar . Like most honeys it helps with allergy's and addition to its most healthy sugars , honey contains as its minor components a considerable number of mineral constituents, seven members of the B-vitamin complex, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), dextrins, plant pigments, amino acids and other organic acids, traces of protein, esters and other aromatic compounds, and several enzymes.