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Royal Jelly: The Supreme Superfood

Royal Jelly: The Supreme Superfood | Mr Vitamins
\What’s so special about royal jelly? Just like raw honey, Royal Jelly is packed full of nutrients and antimicrobial factors to fight infection, however bees produce these substances for very different reasons. Honey is the food from the beehive to provide energy for the worker bees, while Royal Jelly is produced as nourishment for the colony’s queen.

A natural multi-vitamin, multi-mineral and immune tonic

A natural multi-vitamin, multi-mineral and tonic for the immune system, the young bee larvae are fed royal jelly for a few days at the start of life – however the adult queen bee will receive this super nutritious substance for her entire life. Unique in any beehive, the queen is the largest bee in the colony and is the only female with fully developed ovaries. She is the ultimate reproductive machine capable of producing more than 1,500 eggs a day at 30-second intervals. That’s laying more than her entire body weight in eggs each and every day for years! Worker bees have an average life span of six weeks, while the Queen bee lives on average two to three years, and can live up to seven So you can see how performing such an enormous job would need an exceptionally nourishing and health promoting fuel for food!

Super ingredients in nature’s ultimate superfood

Honey and pollen are mixed and secreted by the worker nurse bees to create the royal jelly*. This nutrient powerhouse contains:
  • ROYAL JELLYAll the B complex vitamins, including particularly high concentrations of Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) and Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine).
  • The only natural source of Acetylcholine: Acetylcholine is a major neurotransmitter influencing muscle contraction, learning, memory and behaviour.
  • Minerals
  • Enzymes and hormones
  • Anti-microbial immune factors
  • High levels of protein – 12-15%; providing 18 amino acids
  • Vitamin C:
  • Fat soluble vitamins A, D and E
  • Flavonoids: bestowing many beneficial actions including antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory
* composition varies depending on geography and climate This multitude of nutrients confers many health benefits upon humans as well bees.

Multiple benefits for health and longevity

Royal Jelly has been used in Asian medicine for at least two thousand years as a tonic for longevity, skin health and nourishment. This precious substance has been utilised traditionally for insomnia, stomach ulcers, kidney disease, bone fractures, bronchial asthma, liver disease, pancreatitis, skin disorders and strengthening the immune system. Clinical trials have focused mainly on demonstrating royal jelly’s ability to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Scientific studies continue to explore the multitude of functions of royal jelly, its many actions and constituents, providing a growing body of evidence of benefits for glucose tolerance, premenstrual syndrome, mental health, immune system support and menopausal symptoms. Royal Jelly is the ultimate superfood!

Mr Vitamins recommends

Southernature Royal Jelly Concentrate

Find out more and shop online for Southernature Royal Jelly here  References: 
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  2. com . Royal Jelly. 2017. Available from: Accessed 15/3/17