Cretan bee products

                 Bee pollen   

The pollen can be characterized as the sperm of plants. The work for which its produced, is the fertilization of flowers for seed production which then perpetuate each kind of plant. The pollen as food for the bees is necessary for creating their exoskeleton, for the production of Royal Jelly, the diet of the Queen and her offsprings. It contain enzymes (amylase, catalase, phosphatase, imbertasi etc.). Proteins that rich up to 40%, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. The list of potential benefits to the health of the people that daily consume pollen, is large.

                       Royal jelly

  Royal jelly is a creamy substance intended exclusively for the larvals, that are going to become Queens. The result of their diet with Royal Jelly, is that they have 40% larger size and live 2 to 4 years, unlike the worker bees, which complete their life cycle in 40 days. While workers do not lay eggs, Queens lay eggs in one day, equal to twice their weight!

Royal Jelly contains proteins with all the essential amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamins (especially b vitamins) and minerals. It is likely to help in the prevention of several diseases. Among them: diseases of the nervous system (appetite regulation, depression, weakness), symptoms of menopause, memory loss, circulation problems, skin diseases.

  The amazing properties of honey have been known for 3000 years. Honey has been used not only as a unique nutritional food but also as medicine. It consists of a mixture of several sugars, vitamins (B1, B6, C, D, E, pantothenic acid, folic acid, etc.),natural aromatic substances , various minerals and enzymes. The main potential benefits of eating honey in illness prevention are: stomach disorders, liver dysfunction, and kidney, heart diseases, skin diseases.
Honey is an excellent source of energy. The provision of simple sugars immediately after intense exercise, helps to load muscles with glycogen.

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