Honey keeps your brain young.

That’s what those feisty young upstarts New Scientist are trying to tell us – that replacing sugar with honey will keep us bright, sharp and relaxed into our golden years:

Honey-fed rats spent almost twice as much time in the open sections of an assessment maze than sucrose-fed rats, suggesting they were less anxious. They were also were more likely to enter novel sections of a Y-shaped maze, suggesting they knew where they had been previously and had better spatial memory.

So let’s all take it easy with a spoonful on toast, shall we?