Many people out there include honey in their diets not only for their natural sweetening effects but also for the basic nutritional value that it has been given throughout the media and advertising. But the true power that derives from honey is more than you may think as honey especially royal jelly contains every nutrient necessary to support life. Speaking of royal jelly this wonderful substance is secreted from the glands on the heads of the worker bees and this is what the queen bee feeds on throughout her life which is 40 times longer than the rest of the bees. For those suffering from lack of sleep, stress or fatigue this royal jelly is by far it is the biggest source of Vitamin B5 or otherwise known as pantothenic acid in the entire earth and does wonders for your hair and skin to boot. Those seeking to strengthen their immune system will benefit greatly from the substance that the bees coat their walls of their hives with called propolis. The propolis works great against viruses and bacteria because of its great antibiotic properties and has been recommended by many to take during the cold and flu season.
Bee pollen is great in fighting the signs of aging and is also wonderful in increasing ones physical and mental abilities. Bee pollen is also the highest source of protein and contains seven times more protein than beef! Bee pollen comes in granules and can be included in all energy drinks, shakes or just with water with a bit off honey also sprinkled on salads and included in most food dishes and is a natural antidote for those suffering from sinusitis and hay fever.
It’s interesting to note that it was recorded in Russia that beekeepers there mostly lived pas the age of 100 and lived on a diet of bee pollen and raw honey.