Nutrition

Chocolate

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Potential health effects Even though chocolate is regularly eaten for pleasure, there are potentially a lot of health effects, both negative and positive. Cocoa or dark chocolate may positively affect the circulatory system. Other possible […]

Nutrition

Propolis Composition

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The composition of propolis varies from hive to hive, from district to district, and from season to season. Normally it is dark brown in color, but it can be found in green, red, black and […]

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Pollen

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Pollen is a fine to coarse powder containing the microgametophytes of seed plants, which produce the male gametes (sperm cells). Pollen grains have a hard coat that protects the sperm cells during the process of […]

Nutrition

Royal jelly

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Royal jelly is a honey bee secretion that is used in the nutrition of larvae, as well as adult queens. It is secreted from the glands in the hypopharynx of worker bees, and fed to […]

Nutrition

Honey

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Honey is a sweet food made by bees using nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bee (the genus Apis) is the one most commonly referred to and is the type of honey collected […]

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Bees

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Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants, and are known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax. Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the super family Apoidea, presently […]

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Spice

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A spice is a dried seed, fruit, root, bark, or vegetative substance used in nutritionally insignificant quantities as a food additive for flavor, color, or as a preservative that kills harmful bacteria or prevents their […]

Nutrition

Dried Fruit Health benefits

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Bone health Dried fruit, particularly dried plums may promote bone. Research conducted with dried plums indicates that they have a role in supporting bone health. This may be because they are rich in phenolic compounds, […]

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Medicinal Use Olive oil

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Olive oil is unlikely to cause allergic reactions, and as such is used in preparations for lipophilic drug ingredients. It does have demulcent properties, and mild laxative properties, acting as a stool softener. It is […]

Nutrition

Olive oil

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Olive oil is an oil obtained from the olive (Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel […]