Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Bees Provide Us with 'Super Foods'

By Brooke Wagenheim, The News-Press (USA), 12/12/2007

Bee products have been relied upon since ancient times, for healing, nourishment and sustenance. Beyond honey, "super foods" such as bee pollen and bee propolis can be used for health-boosting effects.

The beauty of these products is that science is completely incapable of duplicating any of these by-products. The bees themselves must make it all...

Honey contains glucose, fructose, proteins, antimicrobials, hormones and carbohydrates. It also contains a complex mixture of vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Raw honey also contains live enzymes that are vitally important for the proper functioning of all of our body systems.

Bee pollen

Bee pollen is a "super food" made for us by the bees. It is well known for its nearly complete nutrient content and its remarkable ability to provide energy. It has been used as a food for many centuries.

References to it have been found in medical information from 2735 B.C. Bee pollen contains nearly all of the B complex vitamins, vitamins C, A, E, folic acid and carotenoids. It contains a wide variety of minerals and trace elements, along with essential fatty acids…

Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly is manufactured for the nourishment of the hive's queen bee. It also cannot be synthetically reproduced by science.

It contains compounds that have not yet been identified. But what science does know is that royal jelly is rich in natural hormones, minerals, B vitamins, folic acid, fatty acids, amino acids, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. It also contains aspartic acid, which is essential for tissue regeneration and growth. This super food is anti-bacterial, anti-viral, antibiotic and anti-aging…

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